18 Street Films - War Child (2008) 720p HDTV AC3 x264-MVGroup
English | 01:31:24 | H264 | 1280x720 | 29.92fps 3890 Kbps | AC3 192 Kbps 48.0khz | 2.48 GiB
"Left home at the age of seven/one year later I'm carryin an Ak-47". For hip hop artist Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier in Sudan's brutal civil war, these lyrics are hardly empty posturing. They are the bitter reality of a young man who was "forced to sin" but determined to never give up and never give in. Today, wounded but still hopeful, Emmanuel Jal fights a new battle: bringing peace to his beloved Sudan and building schools in Africa. This time, his weapon is a microphone. See why audiences from New York to Berlin to London rave about the award-winning film, War Child, and have embraced the hip-hop artist with a terrifying past and a gentle soul. Interspersing original interviews, live concerts, and rare footage of Emmanuel Jal as a seven year-old boy, War Child will make viewers cry, laugh, dance, and celebrate the power of hope.