The Journalist and Her Jailers

    • Adithya Sambamurthy
    • Germany
    • 82 min
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    The Journalist and Her Jailers explores what this local court in Germany can really accomplish. Can it actually provide some measure of justice for Luna Watfa and the tens of thousands of Syrians who have been detained, tortured and disappeared by Bashar al-Assad’s government, and thereby perhaps even provide a blueprint for future war crimes prosecutions worldwide? To engage with this question, Luna must first seek to understand what justice even means in this context, for the plaintiffs, witnesses, the defendants- and for herself.


    Adithya Sambamurthy
    Alex Tondowski for Tondowski Films
    Involved TV Channel


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    52' and 83',DCP
    Spoken languages

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