Point Blank - Q&A with Julita Lemgruber

Point Blank
Voertaal: Engels

When & where?

zaterdag 28 maart 2015 - 16:15
Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag

Q&A with Julita Lemgruber, moderated by Godelieve Eijsink.

The screening of the film Point Blank will be followed by a Q&A session with Brazilian sociologist Julita Lemgruber. She served as police ombudsman and as general director of the prison system in Rio de Janeiro. Currently Mrs. Lemgruber leads the Center for Studies on Public Security and Citizenship in Rio de Janeiro. This study center is dedicated to research, training and disseminating information on public safety, justice, the prison system and the prevention of violence. Julita Lemgruber will speak about police violence, corruption and fighting the notorious gang wars in Brazil.

The Q&A is led by Godelieve Eijsink, director and scenario writer of a great number of documentaries. She holds a lot of expertise in Latin America. She currently teaches in the MA studies Journalism at the University of Amsterdam.