Film: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Amani El-Jack

March 24, 2009

UMass Boston

This film is the gripping account of a group of brave and visionary women who demanded an end to Liberia’s decades old civil war. 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 political leaders and warlords in order to bring peace to Liberia. Amani El-Jack situates their important accomplishments within the broader context of African women’s peace activism. 

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