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Christophe Gargot, DʼArusha à Arusha (From Arusha to Arusha, 114 min., France / Canada / Rwanda 2008), film still. Courtesy the filmaker and Atopic.

Christophe Gargot, DʼArusha à Arusha (From Arusha to Arusha, 114 min., France / Canada / Rwanda 2008), film still. Courtesy the filmaker and Atopic.

Christophe Gargot, DʼArusha à Arusha (From Arusha to Arusha, 114 min., France / Canada / Rwanda 2008), film still. Courtesy the filmaker and Atopic.

Poster for DʼArusha à Arusha by Christophe Gargot. Courtesy the filmaker and Atopic.

7pm

A screening of D?Arusha à Arusha (From Arusha to Arusha, 114 min., France / Canada / Rwanda 2008) by French filmmaker Christophe Gargot, which looks at the international tribunal of the major offenders in the genocide and civil war in Rwanda that took place in Arusha, Tanzania from 1995. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director.

More on D?Arusha à Arusha:

International criminal justice can be traced back to the Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders after World War II. Since November 1994, the United Nations has tasked the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania, with judging the perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide—the massacre of nearly a million people, mainly Tutsis, that was played out before a mute international audience. How does international justice transcend its political foundations? What does it mean to try in the name of a universal conscience? D?Arusha à Arusha uses ICTR archive footage and original interviews to examine the workings of judicial diplomacy.

About Christophe Gargot:


Christophe holds a Masters degree in New Media from Ensci/Les Ateliers in Paris (2001) and a first degree in Business from EPSCI/ESSEC Group (1991). He has more than 15 years’ experience as a consultant on international projects, especially in the field of human rights and new governance. He has produced and directed documentaries for the past seven years.

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Thanks to Christophe Gargot and Atopic. Please click here for more information on Model Court's exhibition.