maandag 23 maart 2015 - 15:30
Zaal 1, Filmhuis Den Haag
Prior to the screening Professor mr. Maurits Barendrecht, Professor of Private Law at the University of Tilburg, will give an introduction about the legality of deploying drones. After the screening he will talk to the director Tonje Hessen Schei about her film, for which she recently won the award of 'most valuable documentary of the year' in Berlin.
The work of Norwegian filmmaker Hessen Schei focuses on various social issues related to human rights, environmental protection and social justice. Tonje is the founder of Ground Production, a documentary production company based in Norway and the United States. Her previous films include Play Again (2010), a documentary on the consequences of a childhood removed from nature, and Independent Intervention (2006), a film about the media coverage of the war in Iraq. In 2011, Tonje organised Human Rights Human Wrongs, a documentary film festival about human rights in the Norwegian capital Oslo.