The Uncondemned

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 2016

Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Michele Mitchell, film subject Sara Darehshori, Senior Counsel, US program & Param-Preet Singh, Senior Counsel, International Justice program Moderated by Liesl Gerntholtz, director, Women’s Rights division

Both a real-life courtroom thriller and a moving human drama, THE UNCONDEMNED tells the gripping story of a group of young international lawyers and activists who fought to have rape recognized as a war crime, and the Rwandan women who came forward to testify and win justice for the crimes committed against them. This odyssey takes the crusaders to a crucial trial at an international criminal court, the results of which changed the world of criminal justice forever.

  • Country USA
  • Language English, French, and Kinyarwanda with English subtitles
  • Year 2015
  • Running Time 82 minutes
  • Director Michele Mitchell and Nick Louvel