THEATRE OF VIOLENCE

Denmark 2023 – Director: Łukasz Konopa, Emil Langballe – Original language: Acholi, English, French – Subtitles: English

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Dominic Ongwen was kidnapped at the age of nine by Uganda’s Lord's Resistance Army and trained as a child soldier. Later, as a commander, he committed unspeakable atrocities. Now he faces charges at the International Court of Justice. Is he entirely responsible for his actions? A psychological study of society and, at the same time, a film about the legal question of criminal responsibility. Eva Weinmann

 

Camera: Kacper Czubak. Sound: Kasper Janus Rasmussen; Patrick Svaneberg Vejen. Editing: Rasmus Stensgaard Madsen. Music: Markus Aust. Production: Made in Copenhagen. Producer: Helle Faber; Co-Produktion: Corso Film Köln. Length: 105 min. International Sales: Dogwoof.

 

Biographies

Emil Langballe, born 1982 in Odense, Denmark, studied documentary film at the British National Film and Television School. His graduation film BEACH BOYS was screened successfully at international festivals.

Łukasz Konopa first studied sociology and then three years at a film school in Poland before moving to the British National Film and Television School. Today he lives and works in London.

Filmographies

Emil Langballe
Q'S BARBERSHOP, DK 2019, 60 min.
THE WAIT, DK 2016, 58 min.
BEACH BOY, UK/KE 2013, 28 min.

Łukasz Konopa
DUSZA CZŁOWIEK / A FRIENDLY MAN, IL/PL 2019, 22 Min.
VEGAS, UK 2014, 25 Min.
AFTER, UK 2012, 7 Min.


Nominated for the VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international

Slices of life, insights and perspectives: The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the award VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The award donor is Bayerischer Rundfunk.

 

#Award-winning films #Only in the cinema #War and its consequences #German premiere #Africa

DOK.international Main Competition 2023
  • Friday
    05/05/23
    17:30
    City 2
    Original with English subtitles (with the german co-producer and the componist)
  • Monday
    05/08/23
    18:00
    Gasteig HP8 Projektor
    Original with English subtitles (Q&A with german coproducer Erik Winker)
  • Thursday
    05/11/23
    18:30
    HFF - Audimax
    Original with English subtitles
  • Friday
    05/12/23
    20:30
    Filmmuseum
    Original with English subtitles
  • Sunday
    05/14/23
    20:00
    HFF - Audimax
    Original with English subtitles

This film is not available online. You can buy a regular ticket for a cinema screening.

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