Intent To Destroy

Intent To Destroy Release Date: November 10, 2017

With the movie Intent To Destroy, a documentary, Academy Award nominated director Joe Berlinger embeds with a historic feature film production on the set of Terry George’s The Promise, to take an unwavering look at the Armenian Genocide. Historians, scholars, and high-profile filmmakers come together in Berlinger’s cinematic exploration of the tangled web of responsibility that has driven a century of denial by the Turkish government and its strategic allies.

Intent to Destroy is a timely reckoning with the large-scale suppression of a historical tragedy. Berlinger confronts the fraught task of shedding light on the Armenian Genocide — whose witnesses and descendants are still fighting to be officially acknowledged as such by the international community — how it was carried out during World War I as the reign of the Ottoman empire drew to a close, and how it laid the groundwork for the genocides that followed.

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Starring: Shohreh AghdashlooHagop AsadourianPeter BalakianChristian BaleIan BedfordMichael BobelianPaul BoghossianEric BogosianVicken CheterianTaner Akçam
Genres: Documentary
Directed By: Joe Berlinger
Runtime: 115 minutes
Studio: Abramorama
MPAA Rating Unrated