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The Trial
16-minutes
Alka Pradhan, James Connell and Sterling Thomas are lawyers for Ammar al-Baluchi, one of the five men facing the death penalty for plotting the 9/11 terrorist attacks. THE TRIAL provides a window to reflect on the impact of a rarely seen part of the war on terror: a lack of accountability for the legacy of torture and the build-up to the largest criminal trial in American history.
Screening days and times
  • Sunday: Block 4 – 2:30pm

The Trial

Filmmakers
Running Time
Short Film
16 minutes
Genres
Documentary, Short

The Trial

Meet the lawyers tasked with defending a 9/11 suspect at Guantanamo Bay. Follow Alka Pradhan, James Connell, and Lt. Col. Sterling Thomas as they prepare for what is being called “the biggest criminal trial in U.S. history.” Their client is Ammar al-Baluchi, one of the five men facing the death penalty for plotting the attacks.

Film details
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More information
Festival screenings
Year(s) screened
  • 2019
Screening days and times
  • Sunday: Block 4 – 2:30pm
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