BOOK RELEASE – THE CONGO TRIBUNAL @ VERBRECHER VERLAG

Today, the accompanying book “THE CONGO TRIBUNAL” has been officially released by Berlin based Verbrecher Verlag. The book contains the most important testimonies, statements by the international jury (including the Africa correspondent Colette Braeckman, human rights activist Saran Kaba Jones, Snowden lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck, sociologist Saskia Sassen, politician and artist Marc-Antoine Vumilia and the conflict research specialist Harald Welzer), the summing-up of the judge as…

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LOCARNO 2017 PRESS

“Man kann Dinge ändern“ – SRF “Ein Berner Regisseur sorgt am Locarno Festival für einen Grossauflauf“ – BERNER ZEITUNG “Ein starkes Plädoyer gegen Ungerechtigkeit und das Vergessen“ – LUZERNER ZEITUNG “Ungeahnte Wirklichkeitseffekte“ – WOZ “Das Kongo Tribunal ist nicht vorbei, wenn der Film endet“ – KINO-ZEIT “Warum ging man mit dem Kongo Tribunal nicht auf die Piazza Grande?“ – JOURNAL 21 “Die immergleichen Anschuldigungen“ –…

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WORLDPREMIERE @ LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL “Semaine de la Critique”

On august 6th, our documentary “The Congo Tribunal” had its World Premiere at the „Semaine de la Critique“ in Locarno. Presented by director Milo Rau and the whole production crew, the sold out screenings attracted the attention of a major audience. Accompanied by the Tribunal President Jean-Louis Gilissen, Jury Member Colette Braeckmann and presidential candidate Vital Kamerhe, the film encouraged further widespread discussions. And even…

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TOUR DRC 2017 – PRESS

Journalists Andreas Tobler and Patricia Corniciuc accompanied the tour throughout the country. Andreas Tobler who already has been reporting from the Hearings in Bukavu and Berlin in 2015, wrote an in-depth tour report for the swiss daily newspaper „Tagesanzeiger“. Patricia Corniciuc reported on a daily basis in her BLOG and produced a reportage for german french broadcaster arte. A. Tobler, TAGESANZEIGER Part I “Ein Menschenleben zählt hier…

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TOUR DRC 2017 – “A MODEL FOR THE COUNTRY”

During one intense week, director Milo Rau and his team toured the Democratic Republic of Congo for previews of his film „The Congo Tribunal“ paired with additional symposia. Five Locations, five screenings and a lot emotional discussions were accompanied by Chief Investigator Sylvestre Bisimwa, jury member Colette Braeckmann, further protagonists and local guests. All presentations were packed and several attending experts praised the project as…

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