AFRICAN MOOT

Südafrika, Finnland 2022 – Director: Shameela Seedat – Original language:

Every year over a hundred law students from across Africa gather for the prestigious African Human Rights Moot Competition. This year, the rights of refugees on the continent will be debated in a simulated court hearing at the African Court of Human Rights. The next generation of the legal elite in Africa shows what it is capable of. Barbara Off

We present the European premiere of the film.

 

Writer: Shameela Seedat. Production: STEPS, Tuffi Films, Undercurrent Film & Television. Producer: S. Seedat, F. Verster, D. Edkins, T. Mungwe, J. Lopponen, V. Hellstedt. Length: 85 min. International Sales: STEPS

No youth rating

 

Shameela Seedat

Studied law, politics and human rights at the University of Capetown, South Africa and as a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University in New York, USA. In 2010, the human rights lawyer turned to filmmaking. Her first feature length documentary WHISEPRING TRUTH TO POWER won numerous awards and screened at over 50 international film festivals.

Filmography

WHISPERING TRUTH TO POWER, ZA/NL 2018, 86 min.

 

African Encounters

Exchange at eye level. The festival's focus on Africa promotes the perception and representation of the African continent beyond short-lived headlines and stereotypes.

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#Power of the People: Politics & Society #Africa #African Encounters: New African Narratives

DOK.network Africa 2022
  • Friday
    05/06/22
    18:00
    Neues Rottmann
    Original with English subtitles, Q&A with Don Edkins & Tiny Mungwe (Prod.)
  • Friday
    05/13/22
    18:00
    City 2
    Original with English subtitles