#WeAreNotGhouls

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We Are Not Ghouls

Mar 15, 2022

2:15pm – 3:49pm CT

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US Air Force JAG Attorney Yvonne Bradley volunteered to defend Binyam Mohamed who was facing a death penalty case at Guantanamo Bay in 2005. Believing the detainees at Guantanamo were ‘the worst of the worst’ in the war on terror, Yvonne's world was turned upside down as she arrived in Cuba and began to untangle an unimaginable case. Spending the next 4 years battling to uncover the truth, Yvonne's is a captivating story of taking responsibility in the face of corruption at the highest levels of power, and the dangers of choosing to stand up for what you believe in.  What's the difference between a terrorist sympathizer and a hero?  Would you risk it all to do the right thing?

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Director

Credits

Director:

Chris James Thompson

Executive Producer:

Jack Turner

Producer:

Jessica Farrell, Andrew Swant

Cinematographer:

Michael T. Vollmann, Erik Ljung, Ryan Reeve, Quinn Hester, Rubin Whitmore

Editor:

Chris James Thompson

Production Designer:

Nick Sommer

Music:

Will Van Boldrik, Poliça, Meredith Johnston

Principal Cast:

Lt Col Yvonne Bradley, Clive Stafford Smith, Lt Col Darrel Vandeveld, Janet Hamlin, Stephen Grey, Cori Crider

Additional Credits:

Designer: Danny Parker, Nine Seven Studios

Contact

Publicity Contact:

Chris James Thompson
chrisjamesthompson@gmail.com
414-326-8712

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Details

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Format:

Documentary Feature

Type:

Screening

Track:

Documentary Spotlight

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

Documentary

Screening Section:

Documentary Spotlight

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Country:

United Kingdom, United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

94 mins

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