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[30 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
The End of Poverty? ON DVD NOW

-Kam Williams, Newsblaze.com
“A sort of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ for global economics…a powerful description of how Western policies since colonialism have subjugated Third World countries.”
–Charles Masters, The Hollywood Reporter
The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land and other natural resources as well as …

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[24 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Rebuilding Hope” Screening at Chicago Filmmakers

Kuek Aleu Garang and Garang Mayuol are recent subjects of two documentary films being shown at Chicago Filmmakers at 8PM.  22 Years from Home and Rebuilding Hope tell the stories of these courageous men who were driven from their homeland and eventual return to rebuild their lives.  Kuek and Garang will be at the screening.  Tix are $8 at the door.
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[23 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Sudan Lost Boy to visit Ithaca

One of the Lost Boys of Sudan, children orphaned in a  civil war in the 1980s, will speak in Ithaca on Friday prior to a showing of a documentary about his experiences.
Gabriel Bol Deng will speak to a class at Ithaca High School on Friday morning and again at the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca 7 p.m. Friday.
He will speak about his war-torn homeland of Sudan, his life as a “Lost Boy” and refugee, and fundraising efforts to build a school, health clinic and clean water facilities in his hometown of Ariang, …

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[21 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Screening “Rebuilding Hope” followed by discussion with director

DePaul University’s International Programs Office is hosting a screening of the documentary film “Rebuilding Hope” on April 23, 2010 at 4 pm. The film’s director, Jen Marlowe, will be in attendance and will hold a discussion immediately following the screening.
Chicago Reader
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[16 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Queen Mary hosts UK film premiere of “Rebuilding Hope”

Queen Mary screened the UK premiere of Rebuilding Hope, an award-winning documentary on post-war south Sudan, on Wednesday 31 March 2010.
The film, directed by Jen Marlowe, follows Garang Mayuol, Koor Garang, and Gabriel Bol Deng, three boys who fled their Sudanese villages due to civil war in the late 1990s.
Now in their twenties, and living in the US, these young men embark on a journey back their African homeland to discover whether their families have survived, and how they can help to transform their devastated communities.
Written by Emma Lowry / Queen …

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[16 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Rebuilding Hope” to Premier in Hamilton

Documentary about local ‘Lost Boy’ will benefit non-profit initiatives in Sudan
(Hamilton – April 11, 2010) “Rebuilding Hope” holds its local premiere at the Hamilton Theater on Sunday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m.
The theater is located at 7 Lebanon St. in Hamilton.
Madison County Courier
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[16 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Rebuilding Hope” Review on The Post-Standard

Gabriel Bol Deng doesn’t need to speak after showings of a film that documents his return to his native Sudan.
“There is no way you can see this movie and not want to help,” he said of the imagery in “Rebuilding Hope,” which will be screened in Hamilton and Cazenovia this week. “The suffering, the need for water, education, a better way of living. The film can speak for itself.”
Deng was 10 years old when militants attacked his village in southern Sudan. Unaware of the fate or whereabouts of his parents or …