Press Releases for Pushing the Elephant

  1. Pushing the Elephant, the Inspirational Story of Rose Mapendo, Advocate For Peace and Reconciliation in the Congo

    January 10, 2011

    (San Francisco, CA, January 10, 2011) — Rose Mapendo lost her husband and her home during the ethnic violence that engulfed the Democratic Republic of Congo in the 1990s, yet she emerged from the suffering advocating for forgiveness and reconciliation. But, after helping numerous victims recover and rebuild their lives, there is one person Rose must

  2. PBS Film Pushing The Elephant to be Highlighted at Congressional Briefing on Violence Against Women

    September 14, 2010

    Washington, DC—(September 16, 2010)— Pushing The Elephant, a film supported by The Independent Television Service (ITVS), which brings independently produced, high-quality public broadcasting and new media programs to public television, is the centerpiece of a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill. In cooperation with Congressman Bill