Armenian Genocide documentary nominated for Emmy

Oscar nominated director Joe Berlinger’s powerful Armenian Genocide documentary, Intent To Destroy (companion film to The Promise), has been nominated for Best Historical Documentary in the News and Documentary Emmy awards, the reports the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

The film-in-film produced by Berlinger, Chip Rosenbloom and Eric Esrailian depicts the century of sophisticated denial campaigns by the Turkish government that perpetrated the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey, and features Atom Egoyan, Christian Bale, Mike Medavoy, Eric Bogosian, Serj Tankian, Angela Sarafian, Shohreh Aghdashloo, and the US ambassador John Marshall Evans.

The 40th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on September 24 at a ceremony at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City.

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