S-CAR World Cafe Film Series: Johnny Mad Dog

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Claudine Kuradusenge
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S-CAR World Cafe Film Series: Johnny Mad Dog
Event Date:

March 25, 2014 2:00PM through 4:00PM

Past Event
Event Type: Event

S-CAR World Cafe Film Series
Join The John Burton Library on March 25th
From 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Light Foods Provided

 

Storyline:
Johnny Mad Dog, maybe 15, leads a band of boy soldiers in a civil war in an unnamed African country. "Don't want to die? Don't be born" is one of their shouted mottoes. We follow Mad Dog and his crew - No Good Advice, Butterfly, Chicken Hair, and others - as they kill, pillage rape, interrogate, and terrorize on their march to the capital. They take a TV station and lead an assault on the President's residence. We also follow Laokole, about Johnny age, as she tries to hold together her family of brother and disabled father. Is there more than chaos and inhumanity here? At war since age 10, has Johnny anything inside?

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