FILM EVENT – World Day Against the Death Penalty – 10 October 2013
Amnesty International Hong Kong will be showing 13 human rights films throughout October and November 2013
The series of films is to be launched on the 11th World Day against the Death Penalty on October 10, 2013, with the showing of Japanese film “The Defender of Death-row Convicts” (Japanese language, Chinese and English subtitles). The film explores the legal career of Yoshihiro Yasuda, a human rights lawyer who has, in spite of condemnation from Japanese society, defended a great number of prisoners convicted of violent crimes.
Other films being shown over the course of the film event include “Hong Kong’s Road to the Abolishment of Capital Punishment” and “I am Innocent, I am Cheng Hsing Tse” – the story of a young Taiwanese man sentenced to death after an unfair trial.
For information on all of the films being showed, the timetable, venue information and ticket booking : http://amnesty.org.hk/filmshow/2013/Follow @adpanetwork