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Author: C Karim ChrobogAfshin MolaviBen ParkerDan McCareyJohn PrendergastAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Reel U Films, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A film detailing the life of Emmanuel Jal, a victim and refugee of Sudan's civil wars. Now a successful hip-hop artist, as a seven- year-old Sudanese boy Jal was conscripted into an army as one of 10,000 child soldiers. Fighting through two separate civil wars over the course of nearly a decade, Jal survived, eventually adopted by a British aid worker. As an adult, he relates his story and his hope for peace through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Emmanuel Jal; Emmanuel / Childhood and youth Jal
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: C Karim Chrobog; Afshin Molavi; Ben Parker; Dan McCarey; John Prendergast; Evans Maendeh; Theodore S Dagne; 18th Street Films.; Interface Media Group.; Global Fund for Children.; Reel U Films.
OCLC Number: 405658003
Language Note: In English and Sudanese with English subtitles.
Credits: Director of photography, S.J. Staniski ; editor, Nels Bangerter ; music by Emmanuel Jal ; original score, Charlie Barnett.
Performer(s): Emmanuel Jal.
Interviewees: Ben Parker, Dan McCarey, John Prendergast, Evans Maendeh, Ted Dagne.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation (16:9).
Other Titles: New fight, a new weapon
Responsibility: 18th Street Films ; in association with Interface Media Group and the Global Fund for Children ; a C. Karim Chrobug film ; directed by C. Karim Chrobug ; produced by C. Karim Chrobug, Afshin Molavi.

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A film detailing the life of Emmanuel Jal, a victim and refugee of Sudan's civil wars. Now a successful hip-hop artist, as a seven- year-old Sudanese boy Jal was conscripted into an army as one of 10,000 child soldiers. Fighting through two separate civil wars over the course of nearly a decade, Jal survived, eventually adopted by a British aid worker. As an adult, he relates his story and his hope for peace through his activism and through popular music, recording and releasing his own work and performing with international stars.

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