Chaim Litewski

Chaim Litewski

Documentary maker

How you relate to the grief of others?

Documentary maker Chaim Litewski worked as a media producer for the United Nations from 1991 to 2016. In this role he has exposed hundreds of conflicts, humanitarian disasters and human rights around the world, including the war in Yugoslavia and the genocide in Rwanda. What has he learned about during that time about how you relate to the grief of others?


Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Graduated (B.A., M.A.) at Westminster University (Polytechnic of Central London), London, U.K. Wrote extensively about “Conflict, Propaganda and Film”. Worked at the British Film Institute, Globo Television Network of Brazil, Brazil Public Television. Joined the UN in late 1990, as a news/documentary/current affairs producer. Retired in 2016, after 26 years of service.