There are a number of important and powerful films about the conflict in Liberia, and the incredible work of the women’s movement to bring peace to the country. This is just a small selection.
“Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country.”
“Iron Ladies of Liberia is a unique look behind the scenes at the rebirth of a nation and democracy in action, under the steady hand of women determined to make history and move their country forward.”
Gabriel Films/Discovery Times Channel
“While Jonathan Stack filmed in Monrovia capturing the last months of President Charles Taylor’s regime, James Brabazon travelled with LURD rebel army as they marched on the capital city. The filmmakers gained extraordinary access to both sides in the conflict and the film gives a palpable sense of life in a war zone.”
No More Selections, We Need Elections
Town Crier Filmworks
“In October 2005, after nearly 20 years of “civil war” and destruction, the Liberian people must pick one leader out of a field of 23 presidential aspirants. It would be the nation’s first democratic elections since the bloody coup of 1980. For most Liberians, it would also be the first time in their lives to have and exercise the civil right to vote.”
Global Voice Productions
“This documentary takes an unprecedented look at the country’s controversial Truth and Reconciliation process post conflict. We follow that continuous quest for justice and healing through the eyes of survivors, former warlords, grassroots activists and four Nobel Laureates. “
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