Perlmutt and Walker talk about why they chose to focus their cameras on a group of Congolese women in order to shed light on the horrifying realities of the conflict in the Congo for a Western audience.
The filmmakers of Lumo interviewed Dr. Jo Lusi from HEAL Africa about how Lumo is doing and the situation in the Congo.
Lumo Sinai was attacked by marauding soldiers in the Congo. A fistula, a medical condition common among victims of violent rape, rendered Lumo incontinent and threatens her ability to bear children.
In Spring 2007, filmmaker Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt returned to the Congo to find Lumo, whose fistula had reopened.