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War Witch

Komona, a 14 year old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a rebel. It all began when she was 12; kidnapped by the rebel army, she was forced to carry a AK-47 and kill. 120 more words

F.I.L.M. of the Week (February 5, 2015)

Many harrowing stories of child soldiers in Africa have found expression in art, exposing many Westerners to the ravages of the continent’s civil wars.  Few strike such a powerful and resonant emotional chord as Kim Nguyen’s “War Witch,” though.   403 more words

Movie Reviews

War Witch - Rebelle - 2012

War Witch (Rebelle) is a 2012 French Canadian Movie from director Kim Nguyen tells the story of a sub-saharan african girl Komona who is kidnapped by Rebels, forced to kill her own parents and inducted as a child soldier…. 131 more words


War Witch Trailer

This is a trailer for the movie War Witch which inspired me to learn more about child soldiers around the world. I was on Twitter one day and tweeted from my personal page about Netflix and how I couldn’t find a good show or movie to watch. 131 more words

Spotlight on Congolese Women: Portrait of the Young Actress, Author & Activist Rachel Mwanza

From the streets of Kinshasa to the red carpets of Paris, Quebec, Berlin and New York, the young star, Rachel Mwanza, is the modern Cinderella of DRC. 1,180 more words

War Witch(Rebelle)

It’s been a long journey getting us here, but I did it. Honestly, it could’ve been sooner, but I’ve been avoiding this one for a while because of its subject matter. 808 more words


Best Movies Picks - 45th NAACP Image Awards

I am interested in The NAACP Image Awards this year because of the quality and variety of movies and roles nominated. I’m not sure what they mean by Image. 440 more words