Prosecutor

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Genre: Documentary – Politics

DVD: Available Now

Format: DVD

Rating: M – Mature themes, violence and infrequent coarse language

Run Time: 95 minutes

Languages: English

Director: Barry Stevens

Featuring: Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Crew included director, producer, cinematographer and sound technician, except in dangerous situations where numbers of people were a security concern; in such cases the Director, Barry Stevens worked camera.

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Prosecutor

The International Criminal Court’s Chief Prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo has one of the toughest jobs in the world. To victims of atrocities, he’s a hero. To his critics from the Right and the Left, he’s threatening stability and peace. The world’s most powerful nations, including the United States, refuse to join the Court.

A fascinating story with extraordinary behind-the-scenes access, PROSECUTOR follows every move of this flawed yet charismatic champion of human rights as the ICC begins its first trials. Moreno-Ocampo travels to the world’s most violent countries to investigate and prosecute those accused of brutal crimes against humanity. Not shy of controversy, the Prosecutor boldly issues a warrant for the arrest of a sitting head of state, Sudanese President Al-Bashir. But with no police force of his own, Moreno-Ocampo must rely on nation-states to enforce his law.

PROSECUTOR offers front-row seats to the historic events that will determine whether the ICC is a groundbreaking weapon for global justice or just an idealistic, powerless dream.

Based in part on the book “The Sun Climbs Slow: The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice” by Erna Paris.

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Prosecutor – Published Reviews

Courage is the word that first comes to mind when viewing this important film. Not only the courage of Luis Moreno Ocampo, the extraordinary lawyer at its center, the heart and soul of the International Criminal Court. But also the courage of the film-maker, who has valiantly refused to simplify one of the most complex, painful and relevant issues of our time: how to bring to justice the powerful of this planet who have committed crimes against humanity?
Ariel Dorfman – Poet, Author, Human Rights Activist

Powerful film-making that pulls few punches. Both the ICC and its first prosecutor are controversial and complex. Both have many obvious strengths and possibly fatal flaws. To a real extent, the future of international justice are in their hands. “Prosecutor” asks all the tough questions and raises all the big issues. This is a documentary for a thinking audience.
Dr. Gerald Caplan – Author, “Rwanda: The Preventable Genocide”

Compelling….a piece of history.
Carol Off – CBC Radio As It Happens

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