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Boston University: Seeds of Hope Screening

Event Date:

February 27, 2014 | 5:30 PM EST TO 7:30 PM EST
Soldier in the Congolese Army. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. DRC, 2013.

With suffering in Congo unabated, a series of multimedia projects examines a ‘conflict-free’ tin...

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Nzigire Chibalonza is 60 years old. She was raped by three men on the night of November 22, 2012. They were so brutal, she says 'I thought I would die.'Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. DRC, 2013.

Join us on Thursday, February 27, for a screening of "Seeds of Hope," Fiona Lloyd-Davies' eye-opening film centered on one woman's mission to help Congolese rape victims rebuild their lives. Discussion with the filmmaker follows the screening. Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer moderates.

Thursday, February 27
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Boston University Charles River Campus
College of Communication, Room 209
Boston, MA

Please RSVP for the film screening.

The screening is part of a two-day program, Telling the Whole Story: Gender Violence in Democratic Republic of Congo, presented by the Pulitzer Center and its Campus Consortium partner Boston University. Join us also on the Boston University Medical Campus on Friday, February 28, for a panel discussion on the challenges to accurate, nuanced reporting on Congo, a country that has been called the "rape capital of the world." Please RSVP for the panel discussion.


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