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THE REDEMPTION OF GENERAL BUTT NAKED

This mesmerizing documentary tells the story of Joshua Milton Blahyi, a brutal African warlord turned Christian evangelist preacher. Having renounced his violent past as an infamous butcher, Blahyi sets out on a crusade to rebuild the lives of those he brutalized, reconnect with the soldiers he abandoned, and answer for his sins.

Directed by Daniele Anastasion, Eric Strauss

Premiered: Sundance Film Festival, Hot Docs, IDFA

Awards: Best Cinematography, Sundance Film Festival

Rights:  Worldwide excluding the US, Africa, Canada, The Netherlands and UK (TV). Premiere: Sundance Film Festival, Hot Docs, IDFA

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