A Duty to Protect

Co-presented by Witness

Dir. Witness, 2005, 14min.

 The widespread recruitment and use of child solders in the Democratic Republic of Congo is unparalleled throughout Africa -- tens of thousands of children have been recruited as combatants in the current conflict. A Duty to Protect advocates for an end to the impunity in Congo and accountability for the crimes committed against children.



 Dir. Eric Daniel Metzgar, 2009, 90min.

Reporter Nicholas Kristof travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the growing humanitarian crisis.

Panel discussion featuring filmmaker Eric Daniel Metzgar, Mohamed Keita (Committee to Protect Journalists), journalist Makeda Crane and Bukeni Waruzi (Witness) to follow screening + closing night reception featuring a musical performance by Deja Belle.