• The Devil Came on Horseback (2007)

The Devil Came on Horseback

Release Date: July 25th, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

While serving with the African Union, former Marine Capt. Brian Steidle documents the brutal ethnic cleansing occuring in Darfur. Determined that the Western public should know about the atrocities he is witnessing, Steidle contacts New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof, who publishes some of Steidle's photographic evidence.

Director: Ricki Stern , Anne Sundberg

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Break Thru Films

Keywords: Gripping, 2000s, Death

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    An exceptionally powerful film driven by contradictory forces. show more

  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    An unnervingly powerful picture of atrocity. show more

  • 88
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    It is not an easy film to watch, nor should it be. It is, however, beautifully made. Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern, the co-directors, wrangle their information and lay it out clearly, vividly and with a sharp sense of focus. show more

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