Adult Education Program + <i>The Reckoning </i>

Adult Education Program + The Reckoning

180 Minute Running Time

Ever since the Nuremberg Trials, individuals around the world have imagined how an international judicial body could be used to prevent genocide, crimes against humanity, and other violations of civil and human rights. In 2002, more than 100 nations made this vision a reality with the establishment of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The film The Reckoning chronicles the battle for the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in response to mass atrocities around the world in the late 20th Century.

In conjunction with the Denver Film Society’s HRW Film Festival, Facing History and Ourselves will host an educational seminar allowing participants to explore the historical context of the ICC and examine the complexity of justice and judgment in a global context. We will discuss questions such as: Are wrongdoers less likely to commit crimes when they think they might be caught and punished? What is justice? Does it look the same in all communities? Under what conditions does an institution have the right to intervene in the affairs of an individual or an independent nation? How can individuals and nations work together to create a safer, more just community? Can post-conflict commu¬nities attain peace without first achieving justice for the victims?

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