War Dance

War Dance

DVD - 2008
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A depiction of the transformative and uplifting potential of music and dance in the lives of children. Dominic, Rose, and Nancy are three children of the Acholi tribe, living in the war zone displacement camp in Patongo, Uganda. As war refugees, their families have been decimated, their homes lost, and they have been burdened with vivid memories of violence. However, the children are at least able to attend a camp school that offers them inspiration, as they participate in music, song and performance. When they are invited to compete in an annual music and dance festival in their nation's capitol, an opportunity for which all 20,000 Ugandan schools compete, they are given the chance to regain hope and success in their lives.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Thinkfilm, LLC ; Chatsworth, CA : distributed by Image Entertainment, c2008
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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rainmeadows
Aug 30, 2016

The music and dancing is not biblical....At the same time it is REALLY SAD AND UNJUST what they had to endure. God have mercy on us...When Yeshua returns justice will be served :)

real_thing Jun 10, 2016

if your African American or follow the African American culture. This films about REAL Africans children in Uganda. MUST C! Made me cry

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bokumusic
Jul 16, 2013

A moving story that teaches and inspires, whatever your lifestyle may be.

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gemini07
May 17, 2013

Beautiful documentary following the lives of three children who have experienced the ravages of civil war in Uganda. Their resiliency and courage to heal is truly admirable and inspirational!

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booklover717
Jun 19, 2012

Fantastic documentary ... it will make you cry and smile in equal measure.

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JDK5
Apr 10, 2011

It is a testament to the power of music and the resolve of youthful spirit that these children have the ability to smile in the face of unbelievable atrocities and challenges.

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