Rony Brauman, born June 19, 1950, in Jerusalem, is a French physician specializing in tropical diseases.
He was one of the early members of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders), and was its president from 1982 to 1994. He was a professor at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris from 1994 to 1997 and is now scientific advisor in the school of international affairs of Sciences Po.
With Israeli director Eyal Sivan, he co-directed a documentary (1999) on the trial of Adolf Eichmann (1961) based on Hannah Arendt's 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem.
Brauman is also Executive Director of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response (HCRI) Institute at the University of Manchester.
THE SPECIALIST, Portrait of a Modern Criminal (128', Israel, 1999)
THE SPECIALIST, Portrait of a Modern Criminal (Orig.) / 1999 / Israel / 128 min
The incredible trial of an appallingly ordinary man. Drawn entirely on the 350 hours of rare footage recorded during the trial of Adolf Eichmann, in 1961, in Jerusalem, this film about obedience and responsibility is the portrait of an expert in problems resolving, a modern criminal. The film is inspired from the controversial book by Hannah Arendt : "Eichmann in Jerusalem, report on the banality of evil".