Rebelle (War Witch in English) is a fictional story based on the real practice of using child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
It tells the story of a young girl who is abducted by a rebel army, who falls in love with an albino boy.
Rachel Mwanza, the 15-year-old actress from Congo who plays the lead role won the Silver Bear Award for best actress at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival.
Listen to Jeanette's conversation with director Kim Nguyen. She starts by asking him why he wanted to make a film about child soldiers.
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