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Darfur Now


90 minutes, DVD

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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Genocide & Mass Violence

Not on Our Watch

In this powerful call to action, Oscar-nominated film star Don Cheadle and human rights advocate John Prendergast shine an unsparing spotlight on the genocide in Darfur.

Genocide & Mass Violence

Witnessing Darfur/Genocide Emergency

This is a documentary composed of two films that provide first-hand accounts of the situation in Darfur and in the Darfuri refugee camps in eastern Chad.

Democracy & Civic Engagement

Why Don't People Act/Save the Darfur Puppy

Journalist Nicholas Kristof addresses the question, “Why should we pay attention to the rest of the world?”


Track 19. Piano Sonata in C Minor, Pathetique

Concert pianist Mona Golabek introduces "Piano Sonata in C Minor, 'Pathétique.'"This audio track can be used with activities and discussions found in A Teacher’s Resource to The Children of Willesden Lane on page 37.

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