Event information

15 May 2018, 18:30-20:30

Film et Débat: La jeune fille et la mort

Event

Le film de Roman Polanski, La jeune fille et la mort (1994, 100 mn), met en scène une république d'Amérique latine, aujourd'hui. Paulina Escobar, ex-militante emprisonnée et torturée durant l'ancien régime, vit aux côtés de son époux Gerardo, un brillant avocat, dans une maison isolée. Un soir d'orage, Gerardo tombe en panne de voiture. Il est pris en stop et raccompagné chez lui par un homme courtois, le Dr Miranda. Paulina croit reconnaître en ce visiteur son ancien tortionnaire, qui lui infligea les sévices les plus durs. Décidée à confondre Miranda et à se venger, elle convainc son mari de jouer l'avocat de la défense. Mais très vite, le procès bascule...

Débat

La projection sera suivie d'un débat modéré par Riccardo Bocco (Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement), avec:

  • Sévane Garibian (UNIGE)
  • Valeria Wagner (UNIGE)

Entrée libre dans la limite des places disponibles.

Paroles de Bourreau: 3 Films, 3 Débats

La parution récente de l’ouvrage collectif dirigé par Sévane Garibian La mort du bourreau. Réflexions interdisciplinaires sur le cadavre des criminels de masse (Ed. Pétra) pose la question de la vie post-mortem des génocidaires, criminels contre l’humanité ou criminels de guerre. Mais certains, avant leur décès, doivent faire face aux exigences de justice et de réparation dans le contexte mondial de lutte contre l’impunité. Dans ou hors du champ du procès pénal, en présence ou non de tiers, ils parlent, de gré ou de force, à leurs victimes : pour dire quoi ? Comment ? Dans quel cadre ? Et pourquoi ? Comment se fait cette confrontation, toujours cathartique, jamais anodine, entre la victime et son bourreau ? Quels enjeux entourent ces récits et cette parole pas comme les autres ? Autant de questions abordées à travers le prisme de trois films mettant en scène, différemment, cette problématique singulière au cœur de l’actualité internationale.

Cet événement, produit par l'Université de Genève (UNIGE) et l'Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (IHEID), en partenariat avec l'Académie, les Activités culturelles de l'UNIGE et le Festival du film et forum international sur les droits humains (FIFDH) est organisé par:

  • Sévane Garibian, professeure de droit (FNS) à l’UNIGE
  • Riccardo Bocco, professeur de sociologie politique à l'Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

Paroles de Bourreaux

Location

Auditorium Arditi, Avenue du Mail 1, Geneva

Access

Public Transport

Tram 15 - Stop Place du Cirque

Bus 1, 2, 3, 7, 10, 19, 35 - Stop Place du Cirque

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