Darfur Now parents guide

Darfur Now

Overall A-

If you have never heard of Darfur, then there is a good chance you don't know about the genocide happening there. This documentary tries to raise awareness and stop the killing by showing the efforts of a Darfurian woman, a UCLA graduate, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague and a U.N. relief worker. Celebrities, such as Don Cheadle, also lend their voice to the cause.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B
Substance Use A-

Why is Darfur Now rated PG? The MPAA rated Darfur Now PG for thematic material involving crimes against humanity.

Run Time: 98 minutes

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Darfur Now
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Darfur Now rated PG? Darfur Now is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic material involving crimes against humanity.

Images of decaying bodies, gun-toting soldiers and burning villages are some of the scenes in this documentary uncovering the genocide in Sudan, along with attacks on food convoys and innocent Darfurians. Liberal discussion of killing, rape and tribal violence are also included, with a brief depiction of smoking.

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Darfur Now
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta PG Mature Themes.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme, Disturbing Content.
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Darfur Now"

Cast and Crew

Darfur Now is directed by and stars Don Cheadle, George Clooney.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Darfur Now movie is May 27, 2008. Here are some details…

Darfur Now releases to DVD with the following bonus extras: an introduction and commentary by director Theodore Braun, and additional scenes. In the charitable spirit of the production, a portion of the proceeds earned from DVD sales will be donated to the Solar Cooker Project.

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