Guantanamo's Child: Omar Khadr
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 16:45
Theater aan het Spui Grote Zaal
Q&A with director Patrick Reed and Dr. Quirine Eijkman, moderated by Lars van Troost.
Patrick Reed is an award-winning director, writer and producer. Many of Reed’s films explore human rights issues, following compelling characters as they struggle with the past and present. Among his films are Triage, Tsepong: A Clinic Called Hope and Fight Like Soldiers Die Like Children, which follows General Roméo Dallaire on his mission to end the use of child soldiers. Patrick’s award-winning documentary Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2015.
Quirine Eijkman (Phd.) a Senior-Researcher/Lecturer and a Professor (Lector) Acces to Justice at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. She is the former head of the Political & Media Advocacy Department of Amnesty International Dutch section and also served as a communications-surveillance advisor to Amnesty International. Currently, she is engaged in a part-time creative leadership program at THNK.
The Q&A will be led by Lars van Troost, head of the Strategic Studies Project at Amnesty International Netherlands.
Van Troost is the former Amnesty International representative at the negotiations leading to the establishment of the International Criminal Court.