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| 1 h 34 min

This feature documentary follows the Chief Prosecutor through the first trials of the newly formed International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno-Ocampo investigates and prosecutes some of the world's worst criminals for some of the world's worst crimes. He's a hero to genocide survivors, but has bitter enemies on both the Right and the Left. Is the ICC a groundbreaking new weapon for global justice or just an idealistic dream?

  • writer
    Barry Stevens
  • narrator
    Barry Stevens
  • director
    Barry Stevens
  • editor
    Manfred Becker
  • executive producer
    Peter Raymont
    Silva Basmajian
  • commissioning editor
    Jane Jankovic
  • producer
    Julia Bennett
    Peter Raymont
    Lea Marin
  • director of photography
    Brian Kelly
    Mark Ellam
  • sound
    Bruce Cameron
    Peter Sawade
  • supervising producer
    Kelly Jenkins
  • music
    Aaron Davis
    John Lang
  • story editor
    Julia Bennett
  • research
    Diana Dicklich
  • archival materials - research
    Erin Chisholm
  • archival materials - clearance
    Erin Chisholm
  • associate editor
    Chris Wiseman
  • additional photography
    Julia Bennett
    Nick Blair
    Christian Harbaruk
    Tom Kaufman
    Willy Schmidt
    Barry Stevens
    John Westheuser
  • additional sound recording
    Amir Bar
    Tom Bergin
    Bruce Engler
    John Gatibaru
    Ton von der Mohlen
    Paul Rusnak
  • production supervisor
    Helene C. Valinsky
    Mark Wilson
  • production coordinator
    Dylan Cook
    Jessie Rust-Smith
    Sarah Arruda
  • post-production supervisor
    Cameron Tingley
  • motion graphics
    Justin Tripp
  • stills photography
    Heather Dahlstrom
    Nils van Houts
    Koenraad Swaef
    Sheila Velez
  • production assistant
    Ramses van der Hurk
    Jennifer Mattson
    Phil Wilson
    Jason White
    Seann Gallagher
    Dan Montgomery
  • driver
    Ramses van der Hurk
    Jennifer Mattson
  • intern
    Elisa Iannacone
    Perry G. Walker
  • fixer
    Hussein Idriss Adam
    Wendy Carter
    Jack Kahorha
    James Kwenzama Kisembo
    Moiz Nazerali
  • translator
    Mohamed Abakar
    Lohesse Abdallah
    Faiza Hussein
    Lisette Mallet
    Otimoi Oyemu
  • online editor
    Steve McDonald
  • colourist
    Arlene Moelker
  • sound supervisor
    Russell Walker
  • re-recording mixer
    Dustin Harris
    Stephen Traub
  • dialogue editor
    Jeremy Kessler
    Jakob Thiesen
  • sound effects editor
    Steve Blair
  • foley
    Jakob Thiesen
  • post-production facility
    Creative Post
    Kitchen Sync Digital Audio
  • vice president
    Janice Dawe
  • head of finance
    Caroline Murphy
  • marketing manager
    Davida Gragor
    Heather Phenix
  • bookkeeper
    Saritha Roberts
  • business affairs administrator
    Marlin Magee
  • marketing assistant
    Phil Wilson
  • technical coordinator
    Marcus Matyas
  • independent production officer
    Linda Fong
  • production accountant
    Candis Buder
  • legal affairs
    Maja Lees
    Iain MacKinnon


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Ages 15 to 17

Study Guide - Guide 1

Civics/Citizenship - Human Rights
Social Studies - Contemporary Issues
Social Studies - Law

Engage the class in research about the role and influence of the international community in relation to individual sovereign nations. Then assign students to debate the question: Should there be a higher authority than the nation-state? Consideration should be given to the role of the International Criminal Court as well as specific international interactions such as humanitarian work, military interventions and peacekeeping missions. Students could also give presentations about individuals or groups involved in activism across international borders.

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