Get Involved in the Global Peace Tour

In 2003, a small group of Liberian women banded together to demand peace in their country that had been devastated by years of war with no end in sight. What started as a small nonviolent protest finally led to the election of Africa's first female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. In 2006, producer Abigail Disney decided to make a film—Pray the Devil Back to Hell—about these women and their extraordinary courage. As the film embarks on the Global Peace Tour in conjunction with the United Nation's International Day of Peace on September 21st, we asked Disney to tell us why this issue is still so important.

Q: Why did you decide to make this film?

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Q: Why do you think these women were so successful?

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Q: The images in the film are very gripping. Since you didn't put this project together until several years after it happened, where did you get the footage?

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Q: What lesson can be learned from the fact that they were left out of major news coverage?

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Q: Who has seen this documentary?

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Q: What is the Global Peace Tour?

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To find a screening in your area or to set up your own on September 21st, visit praythedevilbacktohell.com

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