E-Team

When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team), a collection of fiercely intelligent individuals, to document war crimes and report them to the world. Within this volatile climate, Kauffman and Chevigny take us to the front lines in Syria and Libya, where shrapnel, bullet holes, and unmarked graves provide mounting evidence of atrocities by government forces. The crimes are rampant, random, and most often unreported—making the E-Team’s effort to get information into the hands of media outlets, policy makers, and international tribunals even more urgent. Cinematography Award, US Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.

Genres: Documentary, War