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New On DVD Review: 'War Witch' - A Harrowing Tale Of Courage & Resiliency At Time Of War

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2013 4:37 PM
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It's out on DVD today, and is also available to stream via Amazon's Instant Video service, so you have some options...Rarely does war look so beautiful on film. I feel somewhat guilty saying that given the unspeakable acts of physical and mental torment the young protagonist in War Witch endures throughout its roughly 90-minute running time.

'War Witch' ('Rebelle') Opens In Theaters Today. Details On Playdates...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2013 10:44 AM
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We've got official theatrical playdates for Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza.

Review: 'War Witch' Is A Harrowing Yet Beautiful Tale Of Courage & Resiliency At Time Of War

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 28, 2013 11:26 AM
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It's a film that we encourage you to see in the theater, but if you can't wait until it comes to your city, or if it's not coming to your city at all, the film also became available on demand starting on February 26th.Rarely does war look so beautiful on film. I feel somewhat guilty saying that given the unspeakable acts of physical and mental torment the young protagonist in War Witch endures throughout its roughly 90-minute running time.

The Children Learn How To Hold A Gun In New Clip From Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch' ('Rebelle')

  • By Courtney
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  • February 27, 2013 7:30 PM
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Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza, will see a theatrical release through Tribeca Film, starting in New York this Friday, March 1 2013, and expanding to other markets through June.

Rachel Mwanza (Star Of Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch') Will Attend The Oscars After All...

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 4:00 PM
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'War Witch' Oscar Featurette - Director Kim Nguyen On Motivations, Casting, New Footage, More

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 2:49 PM
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Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza, will see a theatrical release through Tribeca Film, starting in New York on March 1 2013, and expanding to other markets through June.

Producers Of Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch' Pushing To Bring Star Rachel Mwanza To Hollywood

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 11:33 AM
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Powerful, Award-Winning Drama 'War Witch' Released on VOD And Theatrical Starting In Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • December 17, 2012 5:17 PM
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We've been following this powerful, harrowing film, titled War Witch, regularly on S & A, and it's one that I've been especially dying to see after Tambay's rave review last spring (HERE).

Canada Selects Harrowing Child Soldier Drama 'Rebelle' As Best Foreign Language Oscar Entry

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2012 5:43 PM
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Telefilm Canada has named Montreal filmmaker Kim Nguyen’s child-soldier drama Rebelle (War Witch) as Canada’s selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.

'War Witch' Director On Racism In Global Film Distribution + Star Actress' Current Life Struggles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 2:15 PM
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Some worthwhile pieces of info - one that shouldn't really surprise you, and another that also may not be surprising, but is even more upsetting, but hopeful.