Still from "The Prosecutors" (2018) Dir. Leslie Thomas

The Prosecutors

Wednesday May 8, 2019 7:30 PM This is a past program

This feature length documentary tells the story of three dedicated lawyers who fight to ensure that rape in war does not go unpunished. Filmed over five years on three continents, it takes viewers from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Bosnia and Herzegovina to Colombia on the long journey towards justice. (2018, dir. Leslie Thomas, 96 min.)

Followed by a Q&A with director Leslie Thomas and Kate Mackintosh, human rights lawyer and executive director of the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA Law.

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