Jean Ziegler: The Optimism of Willpower

  • Switzerland
  • France
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“A child who dies from hunger is a murdered child.” Jean Ziegler, Vice President of the Advisory Committee of the UN Right Council.

An in-depth documentary on the charismatic and controversial sociologist, professor and best-selling author Jean Ziegler and his endless belief in socialism. With intimate access we witness Ziegler’s battle against poverty and for economical independence of developing countries. Ziegler’s books have been translated into many languages and distributed worldwide.

We kindly thank Say the SAME Subtitles and the Cineneteca Nacional de Uruguay for providing Spanish subtitles for this title.

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  • Original title
    Jean Ziegler: The Optimism of Willpower
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Nicolas Wadimoff
  • Cast
    Jean Ziegler
  • DOP
    Camille Cottagnoud
  • Duration
    93 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Switzerland
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Locarno 2016
    • Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 2016
    • RIDM 2016 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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