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Watchers of the Sky
     

Watchers of the Sky

Director: Edet Belzberg,

Cast: Edet Belzberg, Samantha Power, Luis Moreno Ocampo, Benjamin Ferencz

 
The careers of four current human rights activists are profiled through the lens of the lawyer who has made their work possible in this cultural documentary film. Watchers of the Sky profiles the life and career of lawyer Raphael Lemkin, who created the term "genocide" and later founded the Genocide Convention which began taking place in conjunction the United

Overview

The careers of four current human rights activists are profiled through the lens of the lawyer who has made their work possible in this cultural documentary film. Watchers of the Sky profiles the life and career of lawyer Raphael Lemkin, who created the term "genocide" and later founded the Genocide Convention which began taking place in conjunction the United Nations beginning in 1948. In addition, the work of four current activists whose accomplishments have made possible by Lemkin's efforts is chronicled. The group includes U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, Benjamin B. Ferencz (chief prosecutor in the Einsatzgruppen trial at Nuremberg), Luis Moreno Ocampo, the first Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, and Emmanuel Uwurukundo, who is the head of operations for U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in the War in Darfur's refugee camps in Chad. ~ Tom Ciampoli

Product Details

Release Date:
02/24/2015
UPC:
0741360538696
Original Release:
2014
Rating:
NR
Source:
Music Box Films
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:01:00
Sales rank:
14,620

Special Features

Interviews with Lemkin family and friends; Extended and deleted scenes; Theatrical trailer

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Samantha Power Participant
Luis Moreno Ocampo Participant
Benjamin Ferencz Participant
Emmanuel Uwurukundo Participant

Technical Credits
Edet Belzberg Director,Cinematographer,Producer
Elizabeth Bohart Executive Producer
Stanley F. Buchthal Executive Producer
Lisa Kleiner Chanoff Executive Producer
Sam Cullman Cinematographer
Jenny Golden Editor
Amelia Green-Dove Producer
Mai Iskander Cinematographer
Eyal Ohana Animator
Kerry Propper Producer
Martina Radwan Cinematographer
Claudio Ragazzi Score Composer
Bob Richman Cinematographer
Jerry Risius Cinematographer
Dana Schechter Animator
Molly Schwartz Animator
Karen K.H. Sim Editor
Nelson Walker Cinematographer
Garry Waller Animator

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Watchers of the Sky
1. Chapter 1 [6:14]
2. Chapter 2 [6:29]
3. Chapter 3 [8:31]
4. Chapter 4 [6:36]
5. Chapter 5 [6:48]
6. Chapter 6 [7:34]
7. Chapter 7 [6:20]
8. Chapter 8 [4:29]
9. Chapter 9 [2:11]
10. Chapter 10 [7:09]
11. Chapter 11 [7:40]
12. Chapter 12 [6:57]
13. Chapter 13 [9:00]
14. Chapter 14 [9:11]
15. Chapter 15 [6:31]
16. Chapter 16 [5:09]
17. Chapter 17 [8:40]
18. Chapter 18 [5:15]

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