Sergio (film)


Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Directed by Greg Barker
Produced by Greg Barker
John Battsek
Julie Goldman
Starring William von Zehle
Andre Valentine
Samantha Power
Edited by Karen Schmeer
Release dates
  • May 6, 2010 (2010-05-06) (HBO)
  • June 12, 2009 (2009-06-12) (U.S.)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Sergio is a 2009 documentary film based on Pulitzer Prize-winner Samantha Power's biography, Sergio: One Man's Fight to Save the World. The film revolves around the story of United Nations diplomat, Sergio Vieira de Mello, who worked for the UN for more than 34 years and was ultimately killed in the Canal Hotel bombing in Iraq on August 19, 2003.

Sergio is the last completed film of editor Karen Schmeer, for which she won the Documentary Editing Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Festival screenings

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