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Sergio

(DVD - 2010 )
Sergio
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Charismatic, charming, and complex, Sergio Vieira de Mello was the United Nations' go-to-guy, a man who could descend into the most dangerous places, charm the worst war criminals, and somehow protect the lives of the ordinary people to whom he devoted his life. Yet his virtues could not save him when he was killed by a terrorist bomb in Baghdad in August, 2003.
Title: Sergio
[videorecording]
Published: [New York?] : Home Box Office, c2010.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: True/False Film Festival.
True/False Film Fest entry.
Special features: audio commentary with director Greg Barker ; filming the re-creations/behind-the scenes ; extended interview with author Samantha Power ; downloadable teacher's guide.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the book Sergio: one man's fight to save the world by Samantha Power.
Summary: Charismatic, charming, and complex, Sergio Vieira de Mello was the United Nations' go-to-guy, a man who could descend into the most dangerous places, charm the worst war criminals, and somehow protect the lives of the ordinary people to whom he devoted his life. Yet his virtues could not save him when he was killed by a terrorist bomb in Baghdad in August, 2003.
Audience: Rating TV-14.
Local Note: 1 4
Branch Call Number: DVD 341.4809 SER
Statement of Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films and BBC Storyville present in association with Screen Pass Pictures, Impact Partners, Motto Pictures ; a Passion Pictures and Silverbridge production ; a film by Greg Barker ; produced by John Battsek, Greg Barker, Julie Goldman ; directed by Greg Barker
Credits: Directors of photography, Frank-Peter Lehmann, Colin Clarke, Silvestre Campe, Patrick Fraser ; editor, Karen Schmeer ; music, Philip Sheppard.
Performers: With commentary by Carolina Larriera, Gil Loescher, Andre Valentine and Bill von Zehle.
System Details: DVD; Dolby digital 2.0; aspect ratio: 16:9 anamorphic.
Subject Headings: Bombings Iraq Baghdad. Iraq War, 2003-2011. Human rights field operations. United Nations. High Commission for Human Rights. Diplomats Brazil Biography. United Nations Biography. Mello, Sérgio Vieira de, 1948-2003.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Historical films.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Topical Term: TrueFalse Film Fest film.
Bombings
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Human rights field operations.
Diplomats
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