Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of The Greeks 1913-1923, a powerful documentary directed by Chicago-born Greek Peter Lambrinatos, has added more film festival awards to its already impressive collection.
The documentary in 2020 was a Semi-Finalist at the prestigious WorldFest-Houston Film Festival, an official selection at the Athens Marathon Film Festival and won Best Editing Feature Documentary at the Wallachia Film Festival.
In the past few month though, the documentary won the Peoples Choice at the Houston Greek Film Festival and Toronto Greek Film Festival in Toronto, as well as Best Feature Film at the Arkansas Wings of Honor Film Festival.
Many thanks for another #victory in the State of #Texas , the story or #Genocide against the #Greeks by the #Ottoman and #Kemalist #Turks is finally being internationalized and recognized world wide. This #Documentary #film is thankful to all who supported it! pic.twitter.com/uGrAbvztjy
— Lethal Nationalism (@LNationalism) November 17, 2021
Topping off these awards, the documentary also won Honourable Mention for best documentary at the London Greek Film Festival.
A million Greeks were exterminated in the Turks mad drive to create a “Turkey for the Turks” – there was no room for Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians.
This systemic extermination saw over 3 million Christians slaughtered at the hands of the Turks.