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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH + VIVE LA VICTOIRE

This unlikely duo brought down a dictator. A profile on former prisoner of war Souleymane Guengueng, human rights lawyer Reed Brody and their fight against Chadian dictator Hissène Habré. A summary of their twenty-year friendship, journey to victory and lifetime of trials.

FEATURED ON:

FILM SHORTAGE - DAILY SHORT PICK
VOTD - VIDEO OF THE DAY
RTLNIEWS // NETHERLANDS

Director: Elle Ginter
Director of Photography: Daniel Stewart // danielstewartdp.com
Photographer: Coty Tarr // cotytarr.com/
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Executive Producers: Joel & Jesse Edwards
Production Support / 1st AC: Aaron Seldon
Post Team: Mark Ablaza, Ryan Trommer
Sound Design & Mix: Another Country
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Special thanks to:
Reed Brody & Souleymane Guengueng
Dionne Searcey at the NYTimes
Joel Edwards & Jesse Edwards
Another Country
Jason Georgen

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I didn't oppose the president. I didn't create a rebellion to take him out of power. i was simply forbidden.. from expressing myself."

- SOULEYMANE GUENGUENG

"THEY TOLD US WE'D NEVER SUCEED, THAT WE'RE TIRING OURSELVES OUT."

- REED BRODY