Darfur Now


90 minutes, DVD
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This documentary follows six people who are striving to end the suffering in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region. The six individuals include an international prosecutor, a United Nations relief worker, and Don Cheadle, who traverses the globe with fellow actor George Clooney to pressure world leaders to intervene. The film demonstrates the power of individuals to influence social change and create awareness about an urgent issue. Footage of the conflict in Darfur is included, as well as some of the refugee camps. Note: There is some graphic footage. This film is not appropriate for younger viewers.

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