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30

Film: The Man Who Mends Women - The Wrath of Hippocrates

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
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Dir. Thierry Michel | Congo - Belgium | 2015 | 113 min.


Dr. Denis Mukwege is internationally known for treating women who have been raped during the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Undeterred by death threats, he works alongside former patients in the fight to help women heal from their trauma.

This film is part of African Film Weekend, an annual festival of contemporary film which features a selection of the most highly-acclaimed work produced throughout Africa and the diaspora. The 2017 festival is presented by Dr. Kasongo Kapanga of the University of Richmond and guest curator Dr. Aliko Songolo of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. 

Free and open to the public. 

The Man Who Mends Women Trailer

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