Weapon of War
Femke van Velzen / Ilse van Velzen
Festival year: 2010
The documentary tells the stories of a soldier and a former rebel. What motivated them? The former rebel explains how during the war, he turned into a beast. In an attempt to reconcile with his past, he decides to meet one of his victims. The soldier is a priest in the army. He sees it as his mission to confront rapists with the consequences of their crimes. Although he met with opposition and lack of understanding from other soldiers, he is determined to change their behavior - just as he did his own.
Netherlands, The 2009, 59 min.
Spoken language: French, Swahili
Subtitles: Dutch, English
Official website: http://www.weaponofwar.nl
Films Transit International Inc.