Blog: Dispatches from Bukavu and Beyond

Film Review: Netflix’s City of Joy Redefines Hope

Published in Diandra Reviews It All By Diandra Reviews City of Joy Motto: Transforming Pain Into Power Synopsis: Directed by Madeleine Gavin, City of Joy follows the unlikely friendship that develops between Congolese doctor Dr. Denis Mukwege (2016 Nominee for the…

City of Joy: Movie review

Published in Common Sense Media By Renee Schonfeld WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW Parents need to know that City of Joy is a powerful documentary about women and girls of Bukavu, Eastern Congo who have survived rape and been victimized by the horrors of…

The truly hopeful CITY OF JOY hits Netflix Friday

Published in Unseen Films By Steve Kopian Raw visceral painful heart breaking joyous hopeful film about The City of Joy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a place where women can go to heal and find strength in he face…

JOY! City of Joy Celebrates 13th Graduating Class!

On 21 June, 89 women of the 13th class were honored as they celebrated their completion of a 6-month healing and leadership program at City of Joy. These women have been honored for their courage for overcoming their pain, and…