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Camera Justitia sheds light on the many angles of the human rights and justice theme, using films and debates on transitional justice, careful administration of national and international justice and the fight against impunity. Hence, a program that is closely connected to the field in which the International Criminal Court and several other tribunals in The Hague operate.   

Camera Justitia features films screenings followed by in-depth programmes and masterclasses. An esteemed jury selects the winner of the Camera Justitia Award.

The programme is made possible by vfonds.

Camera Justitia sheds light on the many angles of the human rights and justice theme, using films and debates on transitional justice, careful administration of national and international justice and the fight against impunity. Hence, a program that is closely connected to the field in which the International Criminal Court and several other tribunals in The Hague operate.   

Camera Justitia features films screenings followed by in-depth programmes, the Camera Justitia Award en the Camera Justitia Masterclass.

The programme is made possible by vfonds.

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The Films

The Camera Justitia programme 2014 included six documentaries Ai Weiwei: the Fake Case, Miners Shot Down, Judgment in Hungary, Dance of Outlaws, Closed Sea, Narco Cultura and two feature films Het Vonnis and 5 Jahre Leben.

The selected films for Camera Justitia were screened throughout the festival week, followed by debates with (international) guests. Feature film Het Vonnis had its premiere screening in The Hague at the Camera Justitia Night on Friday 21 March.

Master classes

Apart from film screenings and debates, Camera Justitia also offered interesting master classes by two renowned 'human rights masters'. On Friday 21 March Theo van Boven, the first-ever UN Human Rights Director,gave a master class about his struggle to bring about change and justice at the UN in the time of the Cold War. On Sunday 23 March professor Sir Nigel Rodley, Chair of the UN Human Rights Committee, spoke with Petra Stienen and festival visitors about promoting civil and political rights worldwide.

The jury

An esteemed jury presented the Camera Justitia Award This year the jury consisted of former judge at the European Court of Human Rights Egbert Myjer, actress Johanna ter Steege, lawyer Phon van den Biesen, journalist and former politician Myrthe Hilkens and filmmaker Bram Schouw.

Silver Butterfly

During the Award Ceremony of the festival, on March 26th, the jury awarded the director of the winning film  Miners Shot Down the Camera Justitia Award, consisting of the Silver Butterfly and €5,000.

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