Pray the Devil Back to Hell

2008

Pray the Devil Back to Hell is a documentary film directed by Gini Reticker and produced by Abigail Disney. The film premiered at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won the award for Best Documentary.[1] The film had its theatrical release in New York City on November 7, 2008.

The film documents a peace movement called Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. Organized by social worker Leymah Gbowee, the movement started with praying and singing in a fish market.[2] Leymah Gbowee organized the Christian and Muslim women of Monrovia, Liberia to pray for peace and to organize nonviolent protests. Dressed in white to symbolize peace, and numbering in the thousands, the women became a political force against violence and against their government.[3]

Their movement led to the election of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Liberia, the first African nation with a female president. The film has been used as an advocacy tool in post-conflict zones like Sudan, mobilizing African women to petition for peace and security.[4]

Quelle: Wikipedia(englisch)
Kinostart:07.11.2008
weitere Titel:
Pray the Devil Back to Hell ast
祈禱惡魔回歸地獄zh-hant
祈祷恶魔回归地狱zh-cn zh-hans
גרשו את השטן בחזרה לגיהנוםhe
Genre:Dokumentarfilm
Herstellungsland:Vereinigte Staaten
Farbe:Farbe
IMDB: 464
Offizielle Webseite:www.praythedevilbacktohell.com
Kamera:Kirsten Johnson
Musik:Blake Leyh
Produzent:Abigail Disney
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