Anne Sundberg Release dateJanuary 19, 2007 (2007-01-19) (Sundance Film Festival) WriterAnne Sundberg, Ricki Stern DirectorsAnnie Sundberg, Ricki Stern CinematographyAnnie Sundberg, Tim Hetherington, Jerry Risius, William Rexer, John Keith Wasson, Phil Cox CastBrian Steidle, Nicholas Kristof Similar moviesSaving Private Ryan, The Hunting Party, The Kolaborator, Harrison's Flowers, Why We Fight, Kisangani Diary
TaglineA witness to evil. A force for peace. An unbelievable true story.
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The Devil Came on Horseback is a documentary film by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg illustrating the continuing Darfur Conflict in Sudan. Based on the book by former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle and his experiences while working for the African Union. The film asks viewers to become educated about the on-going genocide in Darfur and laments the failure of the US and others to end the crisis.
It is a Break Thru Films production in association with Global Grassroots and 3 Generations.
It premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2007, was screened at the Laemmle Music Hall on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles in June 2007 and opened its nationwide release at the IFC New York in July 2007. It was released on DVD on 30 October 2007.
Working Films Award, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, 2007.
Seeds of War Award, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.
Witness award, Silverdocs Film Festival, 2007.
Lena Sharpe / Women in Cinema Persistence of Cinema Award, Seattle International Film Festival.
Adrienne Shelly, Excellence in Filmmaking Award, Nantucket Film Festival.
Index on Censorship Film Award, Freedom of Expression Award 2009, Index on Censorship.
The book version is by Brian Steidle with his sister, Gretchen Steidle Wallace.