Winner of the Camera Justitia Award

Winner of the Camera Justitia Award

March 25, 2016

The winner of the Camera Justitia Award 2016 is Guantanamo's Child: Omar Khadr by Patrick Reed and Michelle Shephard. 

In 1995, 8-year-old Omar Khadr moved with his parents from Canada to Afghanistan. Seven years later, at the age of 15, he was captured by American troops, accused of having links to Al-Qaeda. The teenager ended up in the Guantanamo Bay prison camp without any legal representation or trial, and was subjected to years of torture. In the documentary, he he looks back on his role in the war and the atrocities of the detention camp.

In May, Guantanamo's Child will tour through the country in Movies that Matter On Tour