The Trial of Ratko Mladić

On the 22nd of November 2017, the Bosnian Serb General, Ratko Mladic, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity in The Hague and sentenced to life in prison.

Mladic was one of the most infamous figures of the Bosnian war of the 1990s and became synonymous with the murder of over 7,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 — the worst crime on European soil since World War II.

Filmed over five years with unprecedented access to the Prosecution, the Defence, witnesses who came forward to give evidence and Mladic’s family members, this film tells an epic story of justice, accountability and a country trying to escape from its bloody past.


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 90
  • Production: Peggy Pictures, Sant & Usant, Sandpaper Films
  • Director: Henry Singer, Robert Miller
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: United Kingdom



  • Best Documentary at ASN World Convention Festival in NYC 2019 (USA); 3rd Prize in the category Best European TV Documentary of the Year 2019 (Prix Europa, Germany); Best Single International Documentary at The Grierson Awards 2019 (UK); Broadcast Prize from RAI3 at Primed 2019 (France); IDFA 2018 (Netherlands); Docfeed 2018 (Netherlands); Budapest International Documentary Festival 2019 (Hungary) ; Göteborg Film Festival 2019 (Sweden); Human Rights Watch Film Festival London 2019 (UK); Human Doc Film Festival 2019 (Norway); Dok Fest Munich 2019 (Germany); CPH:Dox (Denmark); One World International Human Rights Documentary Festival 2019 (Czech Republic); FIFDH Geneva 2019 (Switzerland); HotDocs 2019 (Canada); Beldocs 2019 (Serbia); Millenium Docs Against Gravity 2019 (Poland), Atlantida Film Fest 2019 (Spain); Le voci dell’inchiesta [The voices of the investigative journalism] Festival 2019 (Italy); Movies That Matter 2019 (Netherlands); Dokufest Prizern 2019 (Kosovo); KineNova International Film Festival 2019 (Macedonia); Films 4 Transparency Festival 2019 (Berlin, Germany); Astra Film festival 2019 (Romania); Zagreb Human Rights Film Festival 2019 (Croatia); This Human World 2019 (Austria); Human Rights Film festival Pakistan 2019 (Pakistan); Primed 2019 (France); Watch Docs Human Rights in Film International Film Festival 2019 (Poland)

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