Expected to Attend: Directors Jay Shapiro and Jeffrey Saunders, Subjects Areej Alragabi and Tomer Treger

WORLD PREMIERE The United Nations’ International Court of Justice resolves international disputes through dialogue rather than warfare. Modeled on the ICJ, the Jessup is a prestigious simulated court competition that offers a sneak peek at the international leaders of the future. All Rise profiles seven passionate international law students, representing Jamaica, India, Palestine, Russia, Israel, Uganda and Singapore, as they overcome personal challenges and put idealism into practice to face the challenge of the rigorous competition at the dramatic world championships.

The screening is co-presented by The Nation.


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Director: Jay Shapiro, Jeffrey Saunders
Producer: Jeffrey Saunders, ILSA (International Law Students Association)
Cinematographer: Jason Krangel
Editor: Jay Shapiro
Music: Gil Talmi
Running Time: 94
Language: English, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic
Country: USA
Year: 2015