War and Justice

Michele Gentile, Marcus Vetter
/ Germany
/ 2023
/ 90 mins
/ English
International Premiere

Is the biggest war crime of all war itself?

On 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. A short time later, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant against Vladimir Putin for alleged war crimes. 

On 7 October 2023, Hamas committed a cruel massacre of Israeli civilians. Israel responded with the largest offensive on Gaza ever. The ICC Chief Prosecutor announced that he would prosecute any kind of war crimes on both sides. But what has come to pass 

Focusing on ICC Chief Prosecutors past and present, this film gives a complex legal process a face, and viewers will understand why wars of aggression can hardly be brought to justice when the major world powers - China, Russia, India and the United States - are unwilling to recognize the ICC as a global court. 

with director Michele Gentile following the screening on
* 24 June, 6:30 pm, at Alice Cinemas
* 28 June, 11:00 am, at Lumiere Cinemas
Supported by:
Goethe

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Film Info

Director: Michele Gentile, Marcus Vetter
Producer: Anita Elsani, Derek Britt
Country: Germany
Language: English
Year: 2023
Duration: 90 mins
Category: Democracy on the Edge
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