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CrimeDocumentary20161h 14m
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City of Joy (2016)

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Crime Documentary 20161h 14m

The Democratic Republic of Congo has endured 20 years of devastating violence. Rape has been used as a weapon of war to destroy community and access precious minerals. Congo is often referred to as “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” "City of Joy" tells a different story of the region. The film focuses on Jane, a student at a center where women who have suffered unimaginable abuse join together to become leaders. We also meet the founders of the center: a devout Congolese Doctor, a Congolese activist, and a radical N.Y. playwright. The film weaves between joy and pain as these individuals band together to demand hope in a place so often deemed hopeless.City of Joy featuring Christine Schuler-Deschryver and Denis Mukwege Mukengere is streaming with subscription on Netflix. It's a crime and documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (537 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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City of Joy has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (537 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has endured 20 years of devastating violence. Rape has been used as a weapon of war to destroy community and access precious minerals. Congo is often referred to as “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” "City of Joy" tells a different story of the region. The film focuses on Jane, a student at a center where women who have suffered unimaginable abuse join together to become leaders. We also meet the founders of the center: a devout Congolese Doctor, a Congolese activist, and a radical N.Y. playwright. The film weaves between joy and pain as these individuals band together to demand hope in a place so often deemed hopeless.

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Runtime: 1h 14m

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Related Genres: CrimeDocumentary
Country of origin: DR Congo
Available to watch on: Netflix
Original Release Date: Nov 11, 2016