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Overview

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Paul Freedman directs this sobering documentary about the genocidal crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. Freedman followed a group of African Union peacekeeping forces on a journey through the area, observing the 2.5 million people displaced from their homes by brutal violence, and forced to stay in the squalor of temporary camps. Analyzing the cultural, political, and historical background of the area, the film examines how the government in Sudan was able to turn so ruthlessly ...
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Overview

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Paul Freedman directs this sobering documentary about the genocidal crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. Freedman followed a group of African Union peacekeeping forces on a journey through the area, observing the 2.5 million people displaced from their homes by brutal violence, and forced to stay in the squalor of temporary camps. Analyzing the cultural, political, and historical background of the area, the film examines how the government in Sudan was able to turn so ruthlessly against its own indigenous people, creating what would most likely go down in history as one of humanity's most shameful moments.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/2012
  • UPC: 883316453612
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 90,981

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Abdulrahman Al-Zuma Participant
Elie Wiesel Participant
Samantha Power Participant
Gerard Prunier Participant
Alex de Waal Participant
Sabina Blay Participant
Ahmed Ibrahim Diraige Participant
Ahmed Ramdan Ali Participant
Minni Minawi Participant
Eric Reeves Participant
Colince Ondoua Participant
John Prendergast Participant
Nicholas Kristof Participant
Olivier Bercault Participant
Leslie Lefkow Participant
Mike Katukula Participant
Riley MacDonald Participant
Hannah MacDonald Participant
Kenneth J. Silverstein Participant
Barack Obama Participant
George Clooney Voice Only
Technical Credits
Paul Freedman Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
John Bolen Sound/Sound Designer
George Clooney Executive Producer
Jamie Dunlap Score Composer
Natalie Lum Freedman Executive Producer
Bradley Kaplan Producer
Michael Mendelsohn Executive Producer
Alexandre Naufel Cinematographer
Carli Posner Associate Producer
Aarti Sequeira Co-producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Sand and Sorrow
1. An Abyss [7:25]
2. A Policy Of Neglect [7:25]
3. The Slaughter of Innocents [8:29]
4. The Emptiness [7:28]
5. Soldiers & Observers [9:49]
6. The World Yawns [7:15]
7. A Policy Of Rape [7:31]
8. The Smallest Witnesses [7:11]
9. A Rising Chorus [6:24]
10. Save Darfur [7:18]
11. A Hurried Peace [6:47]
12. The Flicker Of Hope [7:34]
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