Forum in Support
Women of the Congo
International Women’s Day
AFJN College Chapter and Friends of the Congo
Thursday, March 17, 2011
4:30 PM Film Screening & Forum
Social Hall : Trinity University (125 Michigan Ave Washington D.C., DC 20017-1090)
Jazz Mama & Lumo
“The rape of the land, the mutilation of the flesh.” La femme Congolaise – courageous and industrious despite the vicissitudes and the turbulence of life. She sells kikwembe at Zando market; she is an engineer repairing electronics on the corner of the street, she is a designer, a stylist, minister, or teacher.
Lumo is a feature-length documentary about a young Congolese woman on an uncertain path to recovery at a unique hospital for rape survivors. Recently engaged to a young man from her village, 20 year-old Lumo Sinai couldn’t wait to have children and start a family. But when she crossed paths with marauding soldiers who brutally attacked her, she was left with a fistula
!Enjoy the fine gallery of Africa!! African Fabrics & Art will be displayed!
FYI: Variety of food from the Africa Continent will be served!!
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