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Stronghearted

2012 4 min
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Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army kidnapped Evelyn Amony when she was just 12 years old. Kony raped her, and took her as one of his wives. Eventually, Evelyn escaped. Stronghearted tells the first pivotal part of Evelyn’s story as she remembers it years later: the moment she comes face to face with Kony himself. The child regards this man—her kidnapper, her abuser. Facing impossible circumstances, Evelyn begins to wonder: Could he hold the key to her survival? For more, listen to To Have & To Hold: Evelyn Amony's Story on CBC's The Current.

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Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army kidnapped Evelyn Amony when she was just 12 years old. Kony raped her, and took her as one of his wives. Eventually, Evelyn escaped. Stronghearted tells the first pivotal part of Evelyn’s story as she remembers it years later: the moment she comes face to face with Kony himself. The child regards this man—her kidnapper, her abuser. Facing impossible circumstances, Evelyn begins to wonder: Could he hold the key to her survival?

For more, listen to To Have & To Hold: Evelyn Amony's Story on CBC's The Current.
This work deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • writer
    Jodie Martinson
  • director
    Jodie Martinson
  • producer
    Tracey Friesen
  • animator
    Kunal Sen
  • editor
    Kunal Sen
  • original music
    Raphael Choi
  • sound design
    Raphael Choi
  • voice
    Juliane Okot Bitek
  • cinematography
    Greg Masuda
  • creative consultant
    David Paperny
  • translator
    Juliane Okot Bitek
    Denis Dacan
  • post-production services
    Paperny Entertainment Inc.
  • production coordinator
    Jennifer Roworth
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • production supervisor
    Kathryn Lynch
  • marketing manager
    Melissa Wheeler
  • program administrator
    Janine Steele
  • executive producer
    Tracey Friesen

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