The Man Who Mends Women

The Man Who Mends Women


The Man Who Mends Women | , | | | 52 min

Portrait of the impressive life and works of internationally renowned gynaecologist Denis Mukwege from Congo. He recently received the prestigious Sacharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, for his struggle against sexual violence. Mukwege medically assisted over 40,000 sexually abused women in sixteen years of professional practice.


* Prix du Public au Festival de Cinéma des 5 Continents
* Coup de Coeur du Jury – Les 20ème rencontres cinématographiques Hexagone
* Special Jury Recognition Documentary – Pan African Film Festival Los Angeles
* Humanum Award – Union de la presse cinématographique Belge
* Audience Award – Festival International du cinéma d’Alger
* Special Mention – DocsDF Mexico
* Television Award – Avanca Film Festival
* Magritte du Meilleur documentaire / Best Documentary
* Grand Prix du Jury – Festival International des droits de l’homme de Guadeloupe
* Knack Audience Award – Docville
* Audience Award – Ciné Droit Libre
* Documentary Award – Vues d’Afrique
* Prix OIF de la communication interculturelle – Vues d’Afrique
* Human Rights Award – Vues d’Afrique
* Special Human Right Award – Millenium Documentary Film Festival
* Objectif de Bronze – Millenium Documentary Film Festival
* Audience Award – Millenium Documentary Film Festival
* Golden Butterfly – Movies that Matter