Thematic film

Backlight: The Earth's Lawyer

by Kees Brouwer

Our world recognizes 4 international crimes: war crimes, genocide, torture and crimes against humanity. The Spanish examining magistrate Baltasar Garzón and the Scottish lawyer Polly Higgins believe that these violations of international law should be supplemented by a fifth: ecocide. Will Higgins and Garzón succeed in getting ecocide recognized, putting the destruction of our ecosystems at the top of the international political agenda once and for all?

  • Section: Thematic film
  • Original language: English & Spanish
  • Subtitles: English & French

Director(s)

Kees Brouwer

Production

  • Vpro Tegenlicht

Duration

48'

Year

2016

Production country

Netherlands

Friday 13 March

19h00

Espace Pitoëff - Grande salle

cancelled


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