Devil’s Advocates at DAAR

DA-1Still from “L’avocat de la Terreur”. Dir. Barbet Schroeder, 2007

Devil’s Advocates:
Collaboration and Resistance by the Law
25 July 2011
DAAR Abu Sada – Beit Sahour Old City (Palestine)



Eyal Weizman, “Forensic Architecture”

Sandi Hilal, Nicola Perugini & Alessandro Petti, “Lines in Court”

Eitan Diamond (Legal Adviser to the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Israel and the Occupied Territories)

Followed by the screening of L’avocat de la Terreur. Dir. Barbet Schroeder, 2007. A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defended unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.

Commented by Eyal Sivan (film-maker and critic, dir. of “The Specialist”, 1999)
[watch the recording here]