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RWANDA: BEYOND THE DEADLY PIT

A filmmaker honors his parents' murdered during the genocide.

Overview

Genre
Docu-Drama, Biography, Contemporary Issues, Human Rights, and Culture
Synopsis

A feature documentary about the filmmaker’s struggle to rebuild his family’s honor destroyed during the genocide. His personal memories are interwoven with other survivors at stadium. The film features a rare appearance of the filmmaker‘s parents murderers in a court case. Visually, contemporary footage enhances cinematic call for peace.

Stage
finished
Running time
100 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
RWANDA: THE MOVIE
Country
Rwanda
Years of Production
2010
Locations
RWANDA, USA

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Festivals
PAFF (2010), IDFA (2010), MAINE AFR FILM FEST (2010), SVAFF (2011)
Awards
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - NOMINATED (PAN AFRICAN FILM FEST/LOS ANGELES, 2010)
Language
KINYARWANDA
Subtitles
ENGLISH

Photos

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