Film Screening: "Pray the Devil Back to Hell"
In recognition of International Women's Day 2009
Sorry, this program is fully-booked.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration
(Screening starts promptly at 7:00 p.m.)
The Tribeca Grand Hotel
2 Avenue of the Americas (between White and Walker Streets)
New York, NY
UNA Members Free; Guests $10
Non-members, join for a $25 introductory membership and attend for free.
Reservation required: Call (212) 907-1353 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL (Winner of the Best Documentary Film 2008 Tribeca Film Festival) is the gripping account of a group of brave and visionary women who demanded peace for Liberia, a nation torn to shreds by a decades old civil war. The film recounts the courageous efforts of Liberian women to overcome and end years of warlord violence. Combining contemporary interviews, archival images, and scenes of present day Liberia, the film recounts the experiences and memories of the women who stood up to their country's tyrannical leader and brutal warlords, in order to bring peace to their tormented country.
“This is a truly remarkable film. Without question it’s accurate. There may be some fears of showing this film in Liberia today, but this is a story that needs to be told.” —Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
UNA-NY is grateful for the generosity of the Tribeca Grand Hotel, for allowing our organization the consistent booking of their state of the art screening room for our film-talk series, Screening the Issues.