Invitation to the Screening of “Un certain monsieur Joinet”

Un certain monsieur JoinetTo mark United Nations Day, Ciné-ONU and the Goethe Institute invite you to the screening of “Un certain monsieur Joinet” on 24 October 2012 at 18.30 at the Goethe Institute in Brussels.

About the film

Louis Joinet has dedicated his whole life to protecting the human rights of people around the world. As a member of the Human Rights Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and the Protection of Minorities, Joinet severely criticised the dictatorships in Eastern Europe and Latin America.

According to Amnesty International, “the documentary gives an insight into the fifty years of struggle by Louis Joinet for human rights, from the war in Algeria to Pinochet’s Chile, from enforced disappearances to the fight against impunity”. Read more about the film.

Runtime: 52′
Language: French with English subtitles
Directed by: Frantz Vaillant

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The film will be followed by a Q&A with Mr. Louis Joinet, former UN Special Rapporteur. The Q&A session will be held in French.


There is no entrance fee, but as places are limited, it is important to register by sending an email to: [email protected], with the subject field ‘Un certain monsieur Joinet’ and your full name and full name of your guest (if applicable).

Maximum tickets per person: 2.

If you do not receive a confirmation of your registration via e-mail, please contact us again.

How to get there

Goethe Institute Brussels, Rue Belliardstraat 58, 1040 Brussels

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