Pomegranate supports Rerooted, a digital archive of over
150 testimonies from Syrian Armenian refugees.

has generously supported this project.
See Rerooted's preliminary work on this link:

The Gulbenkian Foundation



An Armenian-American photojournalist sets out to understand the powerful legacy
of genocide and the hidden way a century of silence has shaped his family and himself.
When your family’s brutal past is denied, how do you make sense of who you are?

Welcome to Pomegranate Foundation

Pomegranate Foundation’s mission is to support independent filmmakers and other artists who are engaged in raising awareness about all forms of intolerance — from bullying and social out-casting, to ethnic cleansing and genocide.  The Foundation also supports the academic study of genocide prevention and oral history projects related to a wide-range of human rights issues.

Why the pomegranate?
The pomegranate is a symbol of hope, regeneration and abundance around the world, dating back to antiquity. It is a universal symbol, crossing many cultures and religions. The pomegranate symbolizes hope and change – what is needed in addressing this universal problem.

Recent & Upcoming Events

At the new Armenian Genocide Memorial at Cal State Fresno

Executive Director Carla Garapedian at the new Armenian Genocide Memorial at Cal State Fresno, with Deacon Allan Jendian, of the Armenian Cultural Conservancy.

iSurvived Video Contest

On March 30th, 2016, the Pomegranate Foundation donated a professional camera and sound kit to students and teachers at AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School.

Pomegranate Award At 2014 LASMF Film Festival

The Pomegranate Foundation has awarded a prize for the best film in the Los Angeles Student Media Festival which addresses issues related to raising awareness about humanitarian issues.

Latest Films

Gate To Heaven

Finding Armenia

The Promise

I Promised Her Life

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