War & Society Film Series: The Promise
Coastal Carolina University’s War & Society Series presents a screening of Terry George’s 2016 film, The Promise November 2 at 12:30 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Education Center. Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, this historical drama tells the story of a romantic rivalry between Mikael, an Armenian-born medical student, and Chris, a renowned American journalist working in Paris, as they vie for the affections of Ana, an Armenian-born woman raised in France. Christopher Gunn, CCU assistant professor of history, provides the historical and political context in a discussion after the film. Free.