In South Sudan, soldiers put down their weapons and break bread with a curious stranger. Employed by the Red Cross, the Dutch ex-soldier Albert talks to them about war crimes and how to avoid them.
From the Anglo-Egyptian colonial repression through today’s civil war: South Sudan has always met with violence. This observational documentary follows Albert, traversing the interior of this beautiful, wounded country in a motorboat. He comes with a mission: teaching this country’s fighting soldiers the rules of war, thus protecting both soldiers and civilians against inhumane treatment. Armed with his own military experience, his determination and a set of miniature figurines, Albert delivers his pitch to exhausted young soldiers. Despite numerous misunderstandings, everyone wants to get something out of the exchange.


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Lemming Film

Title: Rules of War
Year: 2022
Duration : 54 minutes
Category: Short documentary
Edition: NFF 2022

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