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Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2

by Wolfgang Fischer (runtime: 85')

To mark the 7th World Congress against the Death Penalty The United Nations and ECPM present: ‘Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2’

Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2 film poster For 20 years, Lindy has lived with an unbearable feeling of guilt. Committed to fulfilling her civic duty, Lindy sat with 11 other people on a jury that handed down the death penalty to a Mississippi man convicted of a double homicide. An overwhelming feeling of regret compels Lindy to track down her fellow jurors. A conservative, religious woman from the South, she manages to tackle this topic with humour, an open mind and sincere curiosity.

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The film was followed by a panel discussion with special guests:

  • Florent Vassault, Director of the film
  • Sandrine Ageorges-Skinner, Activist against the death penalty, and wife of death row inmate Frank Skinner
  • Paul d’Auchamp, OHCHR Deputy Regional Representative for Europe
  • Moderated by UNRIC

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