Award and nomination for 'Weapon of War'

Award and nomination for 'Weapon of War'

September 06, 2010

Festival film Weapon of War of Dutch directors Ilse and Femke van Velzen is selected for 'de gouden kalf' competition at the Dutch Film Festival. The documentary about sexual violence in Congo will be screened in Utrecht on the following dates:


25-09-2010 at 16:00 in Hoogt 3 - Utrecht
29-09-2010 at 14:00 in Hoogt 3 - Utrecht


Weapon of War won also the award of Second Best Film at TRT International Documentary Film Competition in Turkey. The documentary will therefore also be broadcasted on the Turkish national television.


In the night of 25th of September there will be a 40 km walk from Rotterdam to the Hague. Stichting Vluchteling, a Dutch foundation organizes this event. Femke and Ilse van Velzen, as ambassadors of this Night Walk, aim to raise money for the hundreds of thousands of victims of sexual violence in Congo.

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