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Heart of the Congo

Author: Tom Weidlinger; Moira Productions.; Dateline Productions.; Bullfrog Films.
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amid threats of violence, corruption, and a legacy of colonial dependency, aid workers in the Congo help refugees who have lost everything. They seek to strengthen villagers' will, essential for a self-sufficient future. Heart of the Congo is a film about courage, perseverance and ways in which humanitarian aid makes a lasting difference.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Weidlinger; Moira Productions.; Dateline Productions.; Bullfrog Films.
ISBN: 9781594582653 1594582653
OCLC Number: 62502805
Language Note: In English and French with parts in an undetermined African language with English or French subtitles and voiceovers.
Notes: Includes French version "Au coeur du Congo".
Includes trailer.
Credits: Editor, Maureen Gosling ; original music, Ed Bogas, Guillermo Galinda.
Performer(s): Narrated by Tom Weidlinger.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Au coeur du Congo
Rebuilding life in the face of war
Responsibility: a Moira Productions film in association with Dateline Productions ; written, directed, narrated & produced by Tom Weidlinger ; Lillian Lincoln Foundation.

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Amid threats of violence, corruption, and a legacy of colonial dependency, aid workers in the Congo help refugees who have lost everything. They seek to strengthen villagers' will, essential for a self-sufficient future. Heart of the Congo is a film about courage, perseverance and ways in which humanitarian aid makes a lasting difference.

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Heart of the Congo

(EMRO user published 2006-06-02 ) Very Good Permalink
Decimated by years of civil war, in 2003 the eastern Congo remained unstable, its villages subject to looting, burning and massacres led by local militias known collectively as Mai Mai. Heart of the Congo profiles three humanitarian aid projects sponsored by Action Against Hunger, an organization...
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