The film reveals how Christian missionaries and Nigerian pastors intervened to save lives in Nigeria in 1966 during a time of tribal genocide.
"The Disturbances" documentary DVD and companion book are now available for pre-order on EthicsDaily.com.
The film reveals how Christian missionaries and Nigerian pastors intervened to save lives in Nigeria in 1966 during a time of tribal genocide. It is an untold story that is finally getting its due on its 50th anniversary.
Interviewees include missionaries and missionary children with the Assemblies of God, Christian Reformed Church, Church of the Brethren, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Southern Baptist Convention, Sudan Interior Mission and Sudan United Mission as well as Nigerians.
Archival documents also reference the role of the Catholic Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
There are three licensing options for the DVD:
- Individual copy for personal use: $25 (plus shipping and handling)
- Church copy for houses of faith: $50 (plus shipping and handling)
- Institutional copy for libraries, colleges, universities, seminaries and other institutions: $100 (plus shipping and handling)
An accompanying paperback book, written by EthicsDaily.com executive editor Robert Parham, is also available for $15 (plus shipping and handling).
The book's storyline mirrors that of the documentary but provides additional details that could not be included in the film for the sake of time. Pictures, maps and a timeline of events are included.
A Kindle e-book will be available through Amazon.com following the book's release.
Pre-order items should be shipped in mid- to late September, with customers receiving an email notifying them of shipment.
Screenings of the documentary have been scheduled in five states, with more in the works. Contact EthicsDaily.com staff if you are interested in hosting a screening.
Additional information about the documentary and a schedule of screenings are available at TheDisturbances.com and via the film's Facebook page and Twitter account.
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