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The Fight to Forgive

Author: Cynthia TravisUlli BonnekampVincent StenersonJami SieberEvan SchillerAll authors
Publisher: Fort Bragg, CA : Everyday Gandhis, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of six young men who were conscripted against their will as child soldiers in Liberia's 1999-2003 civil war and their attempts to come to terms with the atrocities they committed during the war by moving to a "peace compound" and joining an "army of reconciliation." In the process they strive to forgive both their former army commanders and themselves.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Travis; Ulli Bonnekamp; Vincent Stenerson; Jami Sieber; Evan Schiller; Everyday Gandhis (Firm),
OCLC Number: 847788140
Language Note: In English; some English dialogue subtitled in English.
Notes: Originally produced in 2012.
Credits: Director of photography, Ulli Bonnekamp ; editor, Vincent Stenerson ; composers, Jami Sieber, Evan Schiller.
Performer(s): Narrator, Cynthia Travis ; interviewees, Mohammed Kamara, Morris Kamara, Lassanah Kaneh, Esther Kpaku, Ezekiel Mavolo, Akoi Mawolo, Varlee Sheriff.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, screen ratio 4:3; stereo.
Other Titles: From Child Soldiers to Peacebuilders
Responsibility: an Everyday Gandhis film ; produced, written, directed by Cynthia Travis.
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Tells the story of six young men who were conscripted against their will as child soldiers in Liberia's 1999-2003 civil war and their attempts to come to terms with the atrocities they committed during the war by moving to a "peace compound" and joining an "army of reconciliation." In the process they strive to forgive both their former army commanders and themselves.

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