The Whistleblower: The movie the U.N. would prefer you didn’t see

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Hollywood last year to cajole filmmakers and movie stars into making pictures that portray the U.N.'s good works. The Whistleblower, a scathing full-length account of the U.N. peacekeeping effort in Bosnia during the late 1990s, is not what he had in mind. The Samuel Goldwyn Films movie, which is due out in theaters in Los Angeles and New York on Aug. 5, stars British actress Rachel Weisz as a U.N. policewoman who stumbles into the sordid … [Read more...]

The ‘Whistleblower’ – real life story of post-war Bosnia

The film “The Whistleblower” was screened yesterday at the UN   The film "The Whistleblower" was screened yesterday at the UN followed by a panel discussion addressing the issue of sex trafficking in post-war Bosnia. Directed by first time filmmaker Larysa Kondracki and inspired by actual events the film tells the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, an American police officer who uncovers a scheme by contractors and peacekeepers paying for prostitutes and participating in sex-trafficking. … [Read more...]

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