Pray the Devil Back to Hell

( Other, USA / 2008 )
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This celebrated documentary tells the dramatic success story of the women's peace movement of Liberia, where Christian and Muslim women banded together to end their country's civil war. Leymah Gbowee, the central figure in the film, and the Women of Liberia are the recipients of the 2009 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™.
Formats: Digital Copy, DVD
Running Time: 72 min.
Theme: Activism, African Cinema and Culture, Anthropology, Conflicts, Gender, History, Human Rights, Law and Justice see all »
Language(s): English
Director(s): Abigail Disney see all »
Producer(s): Abigail Disney
Available regions: United States, Canada, see all »
Pray the Devil Back to Hell

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  • Press Kit
  • "UPLIFTING, DISHEARTENING, INSPIRING, ENRAGING"
    The New York Times
  • "MARVELOUS"
    The Los Angeles Times
  • "The heroism on view is BREATHTAKING"
    Christian Science Monitor
  • "LUCIDLY IMPASSIONED"
    Variety
  • "ELOQUENTLY CAPTURES THE POWER each of us innately has within our souls to make this world a far better, safer, more peaceful place."
    Desmond Tutu, 1984 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • "One of the TRULY HEARTENING INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL STORIES of recent years"
    Los Angeles Times
  • "Reminds us of the incredible power available to the most ordinary of people if they are willing to act with COURAGE AND UNWAVERING COMMITMENT."
    The New York Times
  • "The contrast between THE COMPASSION OF WOMEN and the facade of officialdom as a cover for a cruel dictator makes the point much better than a long judgmental tirade"
    Jean-Marie Guehenno, UN Undersecretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, 2000-2008

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