The Guantanamo Trap

The Guantanamo Trap

Direction: Thomas Wallner


Germany, Switzerland, France, Canada, 2011
92 Min.

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zero one film in Coproduction with Guantanamo Trap Canada Productions, T&C Film, Pumpernickel Films, NDR, SF, France Télévisions.
Funded by Nordmedia, Telefilm Canada, OMDC, Sundance Development Fund, BAK, Zürcher Filmstiftung.
By order of NDR.

World Distribution: First Hand Films

World Premiere: Feb 29, 2011, Hot Docs Toronto
TV premiere: Sep 3, 2011, 9/3/2011



This film offers an encounter with one of the world´s
most ignominous manifestations of arbitrariness in
the name of freedom and three people´s search,
their backgrounds manifold and their crimes contested,
for a new life after being released from Guantanamo.


Cinefest Sudbury (Canada), 2011

Best Documentary

Hot Docs, (Canada), 2011

Special Jury Prize