the case either of L’œil du cyclone made by Burkinabe director Sékou Traoré. Unsurprisingly, these two films are amongst the most critical about international criminal justice. This reminds us that what films say about international criminal justice is to a large extent what Western filmmakers think about it and that diversity amongst filmdirectors and producers remains the safest means of ensuring that diverse stories be told about it.
1 Black Earth Rising (Hugo Blick, 2018, BBC Two-Netflix, UK), season 1, episode 1.
2 J. Powers, ‘Black Earth Rising is