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War Child

2008 Rated PG-13 1hr 32m

Hip-hop star Emmanuel Jal returns home to Sudan, where he was forced to fight as a child soldier during the region's civil war, in this powerful documentary that examines the roots of the long-running conflict and its impact on Jal's life and music. Going back to Africa to be reunited with his family provokes a deeply moving response in Jal, and his powerful songs reveal his very complex feelings about one of the world's overlooked tragedies.

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Cast: Emmanuel Jal

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Movie Details

Thematic material and images involving war and related atrocities
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.