Blog: Dispatches from Bukavu and Beyond

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…

CITY OF JOY Documentary Film Continues Festival Run

CITY OF JOY is continuing its festival tour across the US and the world, and recently picked up the 2017 Audience Favorite Award at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Next stops for the film include: Vermont International Film Festival Friday,…

New Trailer for City of Joy Documentary Film Released!

It’s here! We are thrilled to share the beautiful new trailer for CITY OF JOY with you: The film continues to make a highly successful film festival tour across the world. The Tallgrass Film Festival recently announced that the film…