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City of Joy

  • IMDb 7.8
Madeleine Gavin Documentary 2018 74 min
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City of Joy

Original title: City of Joy

Genre: Documentary Year 2018 Rating: NR

Duration: 74 min Country: USA, Congo

City of Joy

Direction: Madeleine Gavin

Production: Allyson Luchak

Script: Madeleine Gavin

Cast: Christine Schuler-Deschryver, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Eve Ensler

The movie is: Dramatic, Instructive, Original, Reflective, Strong

Profile: Festivals, Social

About: Abandonment, Behavior, Crime, Daily, Death, Encounters, Feminism, Humanitarianism, Life, Militia, Society, Violence, War

Origin: North American

Synopsis This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a region often referred to as "the worst place in the world to be a woman." These women have been through unspeakable violence spurred on by a 20 year war driven by colonialism and greed.

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