A Brechtian Way of Mooting

Author: Christine Schwöbel-Patel
Published: 24.10.2022
This year, international legal education reached a (cinematic) milestone. The documentary film African Moot (Shameela Seedat, African Moot, 2022) was showcased at the international documentary festival HotDoc and entered several other film festivals across the world. The film follows a group of law students who take part in the annual African Human Rights Moot Competition. The audience gets to know their dreams and ideals, but also their desire to shine and win the competition. The film familiarizes a broader audience with mooting practices no doubt well known to readers of this blog: the selection of students, the training and preparation,…