Justice for Sale tells the captivating story of innocent people wrongly accused and sentenced to long prison term. Wealthy people buying their way out and corrupt judges in a failing judicial system. The filmmakers follow courage's young human rights lawyer who fights impunity to end corruption in Congo's judicial system.
Justice for Sale by Ilse & Femke Van Velzen (The Netherlands) participated at the 24th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam(IDFA). The film competed at the Dutch Documentary competition.
The filmmakers Ilse & Femke Van Velzen participated with Justice for Sale at the Greenhouse 2010 program on the theme of racism & human rights. In November 2010 the filmmakers pitched their project at IDFA's pitching forum.
Sponsors/partners/ development support :
- Ikon TV – the Netherlands
- The Tribeca Gucci Fund - USA
- The Sundance Institute- USA
- Netherlands Film Fund – the Netherlands
- Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program - USA