Belgium, 50 Minute Running Time
Thursday, September 11, 4:00pm
This documentary tells the story of some extremely strong women in Eastern Congo. The region has been disrupted by a bloody conflict for more than 15 years. In the town of Butembo a positive resistance is steadily growing. The people try to regain control over their lives and destiny. When the violence in and around Butembo is suddenly growing the citizens take action, even when their own lives are at stake.
The following short films will screen before this film...
To the Western imagination, Tibet evokes the exotic, the spiritual, and, since its invasion by China, the political; a fabled land, sheltered from modernity and threatened by extinction. Americans are enchanted with Tibet and its particular form of Buddhism. The Dalai Lama has ac... more