Africa Rising (2009)

Africa Rising
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 2mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords abuse, historical, political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Paula Heredia Director n/a 2 2000001
Jessica Neuwirth Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Faiza Jama Mohamed Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Taina Bien-Aime Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Tanja Meding Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Paula Heredia Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Greta Olafsdottir Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Susan Muska Cinematographer n/a 402 6000003
Anne Alvergue Editor n/a 172 7000001
Synopsis
Every day thousands of girls from the Horn of Africa to sub-Saharan nations are subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). With a fierce commitment to their communitites, brave African activists are leading a formidable grassroots movement to end 5,000 years of FGM. While observing the frontlines of this quiet revolution taking the continent by storm, some of the African solutions to FGM come into focus.