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Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo, The

Jackson, Lisa F.

Women Make Movies, 2007

Title:
Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo, The
Director:
Jackson, Lisa F.
Production Co:
HBO Documentary Films; Jackson Films
Description:
DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.   1 videodisc of 1.
Feature.   76 minutes.   color.   fullscreen.   sound.  
Country:
USA
Year:
2007
Publisher:
Women Make Movies, 2007
Language:
French, Swahili, Lingala, and Mashi with English subtitles
Genre:
Documentary, Female Directors
Notes:
Many tens of thousands of women and girls have been systematically kidnapped, raped, mutilated and tortured by soldiers from both foreign militias and the Congolese army. A survivor of gang rape herself, Emmy Award®-winning filmmaker Lisa F. Jackson travels through the DRC to understand what is happening and why. Winner: Special Jury Prize 2008 Sundance Film Festival.