Hissène Habré : the embarrassing trial of an ally

length 52'

Sunday 05 June 2016

An historic trial on the African continent opened in June 2015 in Dakar, Senegal. Hissène Habré, president of Chad from 1982 to 1990, was brought to trial on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture. This film unveils the ‘other’ history of the trial — how an ally of the West revealed embarrassing acts that before had been hidden

DIRECTOR

Magali Serre

PRODUTION

Thierry Caillibot

MUSIC

Stephen Poisson & Martin B. Janssen

DISTRIBUTION

Java

WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF

France 24 & LCP-AN