The Devil Came On Horseback Screening Millburn High School
On Wednesday, December 5 at 7 p.m., in the Millburn High School Auditorium, the Millburn and Summit High Schools’ Help Darfur Now chapters are hosting a community screening of the award-winning documentary about the crisis in
Darfur, €œThe Devil Came on Horseback.
The screening will be followed by a forum with a panel of experts, including Brian Steidle, whose experiences in
were the inspiration for the film. Also on the panel will be Annie Sundberg, co-director of the film and Olivier Bercault from Human Rights Watch. Sudan
This powerful picture, released in 2007, is an International Film Circuit Release of a Break Thru Films production in association with Global Grassroots & Three Generations. It exposes the genocide in
Brian spent over a year in
To cover the costs of licensing, speaker fees and other incidentals the following groups have provided sponsorship: Help Darfur Now Chapters of Millburn and Summit High Schools; Community Relations Committee of United Jewish Communities of MetroWest NJ; Darfur Genocide Rescue Committee of Summit; Essex County Coalition for Darfur; Millburn/Short Hills Clergy Association; Montclair Essex County Coalition for Darfur; New Jersey Responds to the Crisis in Darfur Coalition; Signal Graphics; Summit Interfaith Council; and the Unitarian Church of Summit.
2007 is estimated to be the deadliest year yet in
Tickets are available in advance or at the door for a suggested donation of $10/students and seniors and $15/adult. They may be purchased at the
All proceeds beyond film screening, speaker and promotional fees will be donated to Global Grassroots, a registered 501(c) (3) to support their involvement in building a school and library in the Darfur refugee camps as they strive to create infra-structures to ensure the next generations future. To learn more about the movie and Global Grassroots visit the following websites: www.globalgrassroots.org and www.thedevilcameonhorseback.com. For more information about the event please call 973-564-9210.