The Devil Came on Horseback
|The Devil Came on Horseback|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Ricki Stern
|Produced by||Jane Wells, Gretchen Wallace|
|Written by||Ricki Stern
|Music by||Paul Brill|
John Keith Wasson
|Editing by||Joey Grossfield|
|Distributed by||Break Thru Films|
|Running time||85 minutes|
The Devil Came on Horseback is a documentary film by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg illustrating the continuing Darfur Conflict in Sudan. Based on the book by former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle and his experiences while working for the African Union, the film version had its premiere at film festivals in early and mid-2007. This documentary is a Break Thru Films production in association with Global Grassroots and 3 Generations.
The award-winning film premiered at Sundance 07, was screened at the Laemmle Music Hall on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles in June 2007 and opened its nationwide release at the IFC New York in July 2007. The film won the Working Films Award at the 2007 Full Frame Documentary Festival. The film asks viewers to become educated about the on-going genocide in Darfur and laments the failure of the US and others to end this crisis.
The book version is by Brian Steidle with his sister, Gretchen Steidle Wallace.
- The Devil Came on Horseback at the Internet Movie Database
- Speaker's Bureau Site to Book Gretchen Steidle Wallace as a Speaker
- - Index on Censorship - Devil Came on Horseback wins Index on Censorship Film Award 2009
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