Co-presented by Human Rights Watch Film Festival & HEAL Africa

Filmmakers: Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Nelson Walker, Lynn True, Louis Abelman, 2007, 72min.

 An intimate portrait of Lumo Sinai, a young Congolese woman on an uncertain road to recovery at a unique hospital for rape survivors.

 Discussion with filmmakers, Carrie Crawford (Director, Friends of the Congo) and Hon. Dr. Kasereka “Jo” Lusi & Lyn Lusi (Founders, HEAL Africa Hospital) to follow screening + reception featuring poetry by Toni Blackman. 



Co-Presented by Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Museum for African Art, Zeitgeist Films

Dir. Raoul Peck, 2000, 100min.

The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

 Discussion with author Yaa-Lengi Ngemi, activist Kambale Musavuli, and art critic/educator Lubangi Muniania to follow screening + opening night reception featuring poetry by Omekongo Dibinga.