Trees of Shame
Switzerland's Crimes Against Children
A Documentary Film
Sandrine Babel and Omar Agustoni
A Film Directed by Omar Agustoni
Based on an idea by Sandrine Babel
"Trees of Shame - Switzerland's Crimes Against Children" tells the story of Switzerland's Child Protective Services system, from the mouths and experiences of parents whom have lost custody, sometimes parental rights, of their children, and includes captivating interviews with parents, children, lawyers, judges, politicians and others caught up in an questionably controversial, often unknown, sector of Swiss society.
While maintaining the original French and Italian, spoken words of the participants in this film, this final cut has been fully translated into English, including a full English voice-over and English subtitles, with the goal of sharing this controversial subject matter with an American and Worldwide audience.