Made in France

Are firearms manufacturers responsible for crimes committed using their weapons?

During the Gaza War in 2014, an Israeli missile partially created by a French company hit three Palestinian children on the roof of their own house. The families of these children demand those responsible to be punished. But how can they fight against this French company, the third largest exporter of weapons in the world?

“An accomplice to a crime is a person who knowingly assisted or facilitated it.” This is the legal argument taken by Joseph Breham, the lawyer who represents the relatives of the children that were killed. This gripping documentary follows step by step the family’s battle for justice – a fight between David and Goliath that could change the way arms manufacturers do business.


  • Year: 2020
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Les Films du Tambour de Soie
  • Director: Sophie Nivelle-Cardinale & Alice Odiot
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA, ESP LATAM
  • Country of production: France


  • Special Mention ASBU (Union des Radio-Télé Diffuseurs des Pays Arabes) at PriMed 2021 (France), Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics 2021 (UK & Ireland).

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