Raphael Lemkin and Ben Ferencz


Law not war

Chronicles the life of Ben Ferencz, who fled the First World War and came to the United States as a refugee, studied law at Harvard and served as a prosecutor during the Nuremberg trials at age 27.  Ferencz dedicated his life to helping create the International Criminal Court.

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Watchers of the Sky

Based on the Samantha Power book “A Problem from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide. The film tells the story of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term “genocide” and lobbied to make it an international crime. It then turns to the later work of Ben Ferencz, a prosecutor during the Nuremberg trials,

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