The Devil Came on Horseback

The Devil Came on Horseback

Director: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg Cast: Brian Steidle, Gretchen Wallace
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The Devil Came on Horseback

In late 2006, former U.S. Marine captain Brian Steidle traveled to Darfur, Sudan, with the African Union peacekeeping force -- and found his life and perspective on the world forever changed. Devastated and racked with horror by the Janjaweed-driven genocide in the western region of the country (which has claimed 400,000 lives), Steidle set out to work against these atrocities -- atrocities systematically denied and publicly buried by the corrupt Sudanese government. Despite his initial hesitancies, Steidle ultimately agreed to plunge headfirst into the conflict -- and to work toward achieving social change not through violence but through peaceful, humanitarian efforts. His efforts carried him to a myriad of countries and multiple continents; throughout, Steidle took over 1,000 photographs to document the horrors, thus spreading awareness of this crisis to the remainder of the world and roundly defeating Sudanese governmental denials of the genocide. In their nonfiction work The Devil Came on Horseback, documentarians Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg bring viewers along with Steidle on his intensely moving personal journey, and shed light on a region of the world rapidly plunging into its own inescapable hell.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/30/2007
UPC: 0767685101988
Original Release: 2007
Source: Docurama
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:25:00
Sales rank: 66,140

Special Features

Bonus short film: Supporting Survivors by Global Grassroots; Take Action Save Darfur

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brian Steidle Participant
Gretchen Wallace Participant
Nicholas Kirstof Participant
John Prendergast Participant
Luis Moreno-Ocampo Participant
Barack Obama Participant
Elie Wiesel Participant

Technical Credits
Ricki Stern Director,Producer
Annie Sundberg Director,Cinematographer,Producer
Jed Alpert Associate Producer
Brad Bergbom Sound/Sound Designer
Paul Brill Score Composer
Katie Brown Production Manager
Phil Cox Cinematographer
Rusty Dunn Sound/Sound Designer
Ted Greenberg Associate Producer
Joey Grossfield Editor
Eileen Haag Producer
Tim Hetherington Cinematographer
Seth Keal Associate Producer
Ira Lechner Producer
Cristina Ljungberg Producer
William Rexer Cinematographer
Jerry Risius Cinematographer
Gretchen Wallace Producer
John Keith Wasson Cinematographer
Jane Wells Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Devil Came on Horseback
1. Unarmed Observer [6:31]
2. The Conflict [5:59]
3. Lagowa Province [5:42]
4. An Opportunity in Darfur [3:59]
5. Ethnic Based Attacks [10:04]
6. Suppressed Reports [3:04]
7. Genocide [4:12]
8. Next in Line [4:05]
9. Exposing the Truth [9:14]
10. Chad [11:12]
11. Save Darfur [5:38]
12. Learning From Rwanda [6:26]
13. Accountibility [6:11]
14. End Credits [2:48]

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