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New film "Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children" to Premiere in Canada

LGen Roméo Dallaire, while he was commander of the UN peacekeeping force in Rwanda in 1993 and 1994.

LGen Roméo Dallaire, while he was commander of the UN peacekeeping force in Rwanda in 1993 and 1994.

If you’ll be in Toronto at the end of April, check out the new film, "Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children,” based on the best-selling book by LGen Roméo Dallaire.

The film makes its Canadian début on April 27 at the HotDocs film festival in Toronto.

Also on the same evening, one of PROOF's partner organizations, The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, will host a gala reception and dinner at the Royal Ontario Museum. Funds raised will support the Initiative’s work to safeguard the rights of children in areas of conflict around the world. Click here for more information.

LGen Roméo Dallaire is a Canadian senator, author, and humanitarian, who served as commander of the UN peacekeeping force in Rwanda in 1993 and 1994. He is known for his work to halt the genocide there and for his later efforts to end the recruitment of children as soldiers.

Click here to read the introduction he wrote to our “Picturing Moral Courage: The Rescuers” exhibition.

You can also pick up your own copy of the book, They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers, by LGen Roméo Dallaire, by clicking here, or PROOF's book, Child Soldiers, by clicking here.


To book tickets, RSVP or get more information, contact:

RSVP: info@childsoldiers.org
Tickets & more information: http://www.childsoldiers.org/gala
Date: Saturday April 27, 2013
Location: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON