Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz Reviews

February 28, 2019
Self-aware, funny and articulate, blessed with a first-class temperament, Ferencz is front and center telling his own tale, which includes being the key player in what's been called the biggest murder trial in history.
February 22, 2019
The film ... places Ferencz on a high pedestal, complete with rapturous commentary on his influence and impact from colleagues and family, but the man has undeniably earned it.
February 22, 2019
Ferencz's deeply hopeful message of peace shines through as brightly as his spirit.
February 21, 2019
Ferencz... comes across as thoughtful, principled and engaging in a film that, in keeping with his demeanor, is a modest profile rather than a sprawling portrait.
November 29, 2018
His energy never seems to flag, in a film that pays full tribute to him - while also sounding the alarm that his work is more urgent than ever.
September 14, 2018
Though humble in terms of production, the straightforward doc contains enough dramatic anecdotes (and, we're required to add, sufficient relevance to current events) that it merits screening outside educational settings.
September 10, 2018
What we have with Barry Avrich's inspiring and eloquent documentary Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz is the American Dream meeting mankind's nightmare.