Synopsis

Colombia today: the biggest trial against Paramilitary armies - accused of killing thousands of Colombians - is designed to create "peace and justice". Instead the process comes to an abrupt halt, when the political and economic interests in the paramilitary war are uncovered.
Are the victims' families doomed to stay victims forever or are theyable to fight Impunity?

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Directors

JUAN JOSE LOZANO: Swiss and Colombian filmmaker. Born in 1971 in Ibagué, Colombia. Studied cinema and television at the National University of Colombia. As independent producer and director, he worked in documentaries for Colombian Television in 90s.

HOLLMAN MORRIS: Colombian journalist born in Bogota, in 1968, who has spent more than 15 years covering Colombia’s internal armed conflict, with a particular focus on human rights issues.

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Credits

Countries of production: Switzerland, France & Colombia | Year of production: 2010 | Language: Spanish | Subtitles: English & French | Genres: Current Affairs, Politics | Length: 84 min. & 58 min. | Written & directed by Juan José Lozano | Based upon an original idea of Hollman Morris

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Awards

Words from Jury: "The Camera Justitia Award is for a film that deals with serious crimes against humanity and the sheer impossibility of getting justice despite overwhelming evidence. It is a deeply emotional film, which bravely accuses at least two countries of collusion with impunity for the perpetrators. Starting with ... read more
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PRIX SIGNIS DOCUMENTAIRE, Toulouse, mars 2011 read more
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MENTION SPECIALE décernée par l'Organisation Mondiale contre la Torture au film IMPUNITY de Juan José Lozano et Hollman Morris. "Les cinéastes ont pris tout les risques pour dénoncer l'application de la loi colombienne" Justice et Paix" : une machine à amnistier les pires assassins." Festival du Film et Forum International sur les Droits Humains, Genève, mars 2011 read more
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Awards

Words from Jury: "The Camera Justitia Award is for a film that deals with serious crimes against humanity and the sheer impossibility of getting justice despite overwhelming evidence. It is a deeply emotional film, which bravely accuses at least two countries of collusion with impunity for the perpetrators. Starting with ... read more
juan lozano
PRIX SIGNIS DOCUMENTAIRE, Toulouse, mars 2011 read more
juan lozano
MENTION SPECIALE décernée par l'Organisation Mondiale contre la Torture au film IMPUNITY de Juan José Lozano et Hollman Morris. "Les cinéastes ont pris tout les risques pour dénoncer l'application de la loi colombienne" Justice et Paix" : une machine à amnistier les pires assassins." Festival du Film et Forum International sur les Droits Humains, Genève, mars 2011 read more
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News

Words from Jury: "The Camera Justitia Award is for a film that deals with serious crimes against humanity and the sheer impossibility of getting justice despite overwhelming evidence. It is a deeply emotional film, which bravely accuses at least two countries of collusion with impunity for the perpetrators. Starting with ... read more
juan lozano
MENTION SPECIALE décernée par l'Organisation Mondiale contre la Torture au film IMPUNITY de Juan José Lozano et Hollman Morris. "Les cinéastes ont pris tout les risques pour dénoncer l'application de la loi colombienne" Justice et Paix" : une machine à amnistier les pires assassins." Festival du Film et Forum International sur les Droits Humains, Genève, mars 2011 read more
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