Mama Colonel (2017)

Time: Fri Feb 9, 2018, 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Part of the ScreenPeace Film Festival 2018

Directed by Dieudo Hamadi

Colonel Honorine, more commonly known as "Mama Colonel", works for the Congolese police force and heads the unit for the protection of minors and the fight against sexual violence. Having worked for 15 years in Bukavu, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, she learns she is transferred to Kisangani. There, she finds herself faced with new challenges.

Through the portrait of this extraordinarily brave and tenacious woman, who fights for justice to be done, this film addresses the issue of violence towards women and children in the DRC and the difficulty of overcoming the past war.

All films are FREE but ticketed. Tickets available will be available from the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in mid-January.

 

The ScreenPeace Film Festival is presented in partnership with the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame.

 

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