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Armenian Genocide documentary ‘Intent to Destroy’ to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

From Horizon Weekly

Director Joe Berlinger

Armenian Genocide documentary ‘Intent to Destroy’ will premiere at 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival runs April 19-30.

Intent to Destroy

Directed by Joe Berlinger, written by Joe Berlinger, Cy Christiansen. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary.

Embedding himself on the epic film set of Terry George’s The Promise (starring Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale), Academy Award®-nominated director Joe Berlinger takes an unwavering look at the Armenian genocide after a century of denial by the Turkish government and its strategic allies. A cinematic window into the historical and emotional web of responsibility.

After the movie: A conversation with director/screenwriter Joe Berlinger, poet and nonfiction writer Peter Balakian, composer Serj Tankian, and producer Eric Esrailian.

Berlinger’s multiple Emmy-winning PARADISE LOST series for HBO helped spawn a worldwide movement to free “The West Memphis Three” from wrongful murder convictions, ultimately resulting in a death sentence and two life-without-parole sentences being vacated, allowing the men to finally be released from prison on August 19, 2011.  The latest film in the trilogy, PARADISE LOST 3:  PURGATORY was nominated for an Oscar in 2012 and was nominated for two primetime Emmy awards.

Joe Berlinger is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the National Board of Review.