Independent Film Festival Boston: Episode #5 – Our Interview with Director Rebecca Richman Cohen (‘War Don Don’)

John Black interviews  Rebecca Richman Cohen, director of War Don Don who talks about her experience as an intern on a defense team and how that led to the production of her documentary about the international war crime tribunal’s trial of Issa Sesay, commander in the Revolutionary United Front of Siera Leone.

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Total running time: 20:20


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