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17:30 - 19:00 12 December 2017

'Worth Dying For?' - Berta Cáceres and violence against land rights defenders in Honduras


Lecture Room 103 | UCL – Institute of the Americas (link Map)
51 Gordon Square | London | WC1H 0PQ | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Nicky Milne, Film producer and director, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Nicky Milne studied Law at the LSE, and moved into factual television, reporting and directing documentaries for BBC, Channel 4 and global networks, including PBS. She has produced and directed programmes as diverse as flagship current affairs programme ‘Panorama’ and travel documentary series ’Great Railway Journeys.’ Specialising in film documentaries shot globally, she has produced/directed films across Africa, Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia. Nicky became part of the BBC independent Factual Commissioning Team, participating in key strategic management at the BBC and Exec producing BBC Independent output, before leaving to undertake a Masters in Photojournalism at Westminster University.
Adam Lunn, Advocacy Officer, Peace Brigades International UK, Adam Lunn is an advocacy officer at Peace Brigades International UK. Adam started at PBI UK in 2015 after returning from a year as a field volunteer with PBI Guatemala. He previously studied a Masters in Latin American Studies at UCL Institute of the Americas.

'Worth Dying For?' explores the aftermath of the murder of Honduras’ most well-known environmental activist Berta Cáceres, and the dramatic levels of violence targeting land rights campaigners in Honduras.

The documentary trailer is available here.

The screening of the film will be followed by a discussion with invited experts Nicky Milne (film producer) and Adam Lunn (Peace Brigades International UK). This event will be chaired by Dr Per Engstrom, Senior Lecturer in Human Righs, UCL Americas.


Oscar Martinez
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