Film Screening: "The Prosecutor"

Past Event

17 November 2011, 6:00pm

Magdalen College Lecture Theatre
Magdalen College Lecture Theatre - Longwall Street Entrance

The Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict will host a screening of the film "The Prosecutor", by Barry Stevens, followed by a discussion chaired by Dapo Akande, Co-Director.

Film Summary: This feature documentary follows the Chief Prosecutor through the first trials of the newly formed International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno-Ocampo investigates and prosecutes some of the world's worst criminals for some of the world's worst crimes. He's a hero to genocide survivors, but has bitter enemies on both the Right and the Left. Is the ICC a groundbreaking new weapon for global justice or just an idealistic dream? (National Film Board of Canada /White Pine Pictures)

Discussant: Deputy Prosecutor Bensouda, International Criminal Court. Prior to her election, Mrs. Bensouda worked as a Legal Adviser and Trial Attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania, rising to the position of Senior Legal Advisor and Head of The Legal Advisory Unit.