FESTIVAL – The documentary “Libya, anatomy of a crime” at the festivals

Cécile Allegra’s documentary “Libya, anatomy of a crime”, directed with the collaboration of Céline Bardet (from the NGO We Are NOT Weapons Of War – WWoW), is touring the festivals this year.

Presented on Arte on 23rd October; find out more on ARTE (link).



There is an unspeakable crime on the rise in armed conflict that has found its ideal means of expression in Libya. For the first time, victims and activists dare to blow the whistle on male rape as an instrument of war so that justice can be done…



The film received the OMCT prize in the Grands reportages category at the 2018 Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) – link

Special preview screening at the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for War Correspondents (11 October 2018) – link

The film is selected for the Prix Europa of the European Commission and the European Parliament (TV documentary category) taking place from 13th to 19th October

The film is selected for the PriMed – International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage (Mediterranean Issues category) from 25th November to 3rd December 2018 – link

The film is selected in the Panorama category at the 14th edition of the Arab Film Festival in Tübingen (Germany) from 5th to 13th October – link

The film is selected in the Investigation category (Out of Competition) for the 18th edition of the Escales Documentaires from 6th to 11th November in La Rochelle – link