Monday, April 3, 2017

Children of War: A Journey of Healing and Homecoming

Children of War is a feature-length documentary film directed by Bryan Single and released in 2009. Filmed in northern Uganda over a period of three years, the story follows the journey of a group of former child soldiers as they undergo a process of trauma therapy and emotional healing while in a rehabilitation center.
Having been abducted from their homes and schools by the Lord’s Resistance Army—a quasi-religious militia led by international war criminal and self-proclaimed prophet Joseph Kony—the children struggle to confront years of brutal abuse, forced combat and religious indoctrination with the help of a heroic team of trauma counselors. As these fearless allies guide the children forward into new lives, Children Of War illuminates a powerful and cathartic story of forgiveness and hope in the aftermath of war.

Directed byBryan Single
Produced by
  • Bryan Single
  • Farzad Karimi
  • Timothy Beckett
Music by
  • Mark Brandon Hill
  • James Makubuya
CinematographyBryan Single
Edited by
  • Bryan Single
  • Timothy Beckett
Release date
  • November 2009 (2009-11) (USIP)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States

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