"They Said If My Parents Didn't Give Them Money They Would Rape Me"

It was difficult to decide what to clip from last night's television premiere of the film The Greatest Silence, which documents the years-long epidemic of rape in the Congo. There were the dozens of adult victims...the rapists themselves...and of course, filmmaker Lisa F. Jackson, who, according to at least one female… »4/09/08 12:00pm4/09/08 12:00pm

Critics Find The Greatest Silence "Chilling" But "Frustrating"

In 2006, filmmaker Lisa F. Jackson went to the war-torn Congo on her own nickel to make a documentary about rape in the republic formerly known as Zaire. Her film, The Greatest Silence, which premieres tonight on HBO at 10pm, includes interviews with some of the estimated 250,000 women and girls who have been raped by… »4/08/08 2:30pm4/08/08 2:30pm