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DVD 364.15 FRO
Presents the story of genocide in Darfur, in which over 200,000 people were killed and 2,500,000 were displaced over four years as Janjaweed militias and the Sudanese government conducted a brutal campaign of rape and slaughter which the United Nations and the international community failed to stop.
This is a good one - - -it highlights how politics interfere with stopping genocide.
DVD 304.6 GEN
Examines the issue of genocide--the systematic destruction of a group of people, explaining the nature and causes of genocide, and looking at how the world community is working to keep it from happening.
Sometimes in April
DVD 813.6 SOM
Augustin Muganza, a young officer in the Hutu army who is married to a Tutsi woman, looks back from the perspective of his brother's trial to examine the events of 1994 when the Hutus murdered over 800,000 Tutsis in Rwanda while the world community stood idle
The devil came on horseback
DVD 962.7 DEV
An up-close, honest, and uncompromising look at the crisis in Darfur. Exposes this on-going tragedy as seen through the eyes of one American witness.
God grew tired of us
DVD 962.404 GOD
Explores the indomitable spirit of three "Lost Boys" from the Sudan who are forced to leave their homeland due to a tumultuous civil war. Chronicles their triumph over seemingly insurmountable adversities and a relocation to the United States, where the Lost Boys build active and fulfilling new lives but remain deeply committed to helping friends and family they have left behind.