Competition - Grand Reportage

White Torture

By Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, Vice President of the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran, has been detained in the Evin prison since November 2021. She has edited this powerful documentary based on interviews with 16 former prisoners who have been subjected to White Torture: four white walls, no natural light, no sound and no human contact. After a few months, many will prefer to confess to any crime, even if it means being executed. A highly effective method that leaves no trace...

Screening in the presence of Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2003. 
 

  • Section Competition - Grand Reportage
  • Original language(s)
  • Subtitle(s) French & English

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Director(s)
Narges Mohammadi
Duration
112'
Year
2021
Production country
Iran
Status
Swiss Premiere
Friday 11 March

20:00

Grütli - Salle Langlois

sold out - in case of cancellation, tickets will be put back on sale before the screening

Followed by the debate White torture, invisible but implacable.

Sunday 13 March

15:30

Grütli - Salle Langlois

sold out - in case of cancellation, tickets will be put back on sale before the screening