Amnesty! When They Are All Free
dinsdag 29 maart 2011 - 19:45
After the world premiere, to which politicians, journalists and NGO representatives will come, a panel discussion on the future of human rights will take place with the participation of Costas Douzinas, Bianca Jagger, Lars van Troost and filmmaker James Rogan. The discussion will be led by journalist Frénk van der Linden.
Bianca Jagger is the Founder and Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation (BJHRF), Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, Member of the Executive Director's Leadership Council of Amnesty International USA and Trustee of the Amazon Charitable Trust. For approximately 30 years, Bianca Jagger has been a prominent international human rights, social justice and climate change advocate. For her campaigns in these areas, Ms Jagger has been the recipient of many prestigious international awards. On 9 December 2004, she received the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the ‘alternative Nobel prize'. On 9 June 2004 she received the World Achievement Award from Mikhail Gorbachev. She has also been awarded three doctorates, honoris causa: an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Stonehill College, Massachusetts, a Doctorate of Human Rights by Simmons College, Boston and an Honorary Doctorate of Law by East London University.
Lars van Troost is head Foreign Affairs of Amnesty International.
Costas Douzinas is Professor of Law and Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London. He is well known for his work in Human Rights, Aesthetics, Postmodern Legal Theory and Political Philosophy. He was deeply involved in the British Critical Legal Studies Movement from the outset and was part of the team which set up the Birkbeck School of Law.
Documentary filmmaker and publicity agent James Rogan has received numerous awards for his work. His oeuvre includes The Open Doors (starring Michael Sheen), Janusz (starring Marcin Dorocinski) and his debut film Dead Bolt Dead. Among his documentaries are Blog Wars, produced for BBC Storyville and Sundance Channel, and recently Gypsy Cab, about the dangerous taxi scene in New York. He again partnered with the BBC for When They Are All Free.
Freelance journalist Frénk van der Linden (53) works for Dutch broadcaster NCRV and NTR radio (Kunststof). He has published countless interviews, reports and documentaries since the late seventies. ‘Classic examples of performances at a very high level', according to the jury that granted him the Dutch Newspaper Journalism Award for his interviews in NRC Handelsblad.
For his compilation Tot op het bot - gesprekken over ziel & zaligheid, he interviewed fifty Dutch celebrities, including Freddy Heineken, Frits Bolkenstein and Jan Wolkers.
Besides being a novelist, he directed the documentary ‘Verloren band', together with Gisèla Mallant, about the cold war between his divorced parents that lasted for 40 years. Frénk regularly leads debates and conferences and gives master classes at schools and editorial offices of magazines, newspapers and radio and television programmes.