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My Neighbor My Killer - Victims and Offenders from the Tutsi Genocide Coexist
Could you ever forgive the people who slaughtered your family? In 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandan Hutus were incited to wipe out the country's Tutsi minority. From the crowded capital to the smallest village, local 'patrols' massacred lifelong friends…
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Ice People - Following Antarctica's 21st Century Explorers
Unique in the genre of exploration and adventure films, ICE PEOPLE takes you on one of the earth's most seductive journeys--Antarctica. Award-winning filmmaker Anne Aghion spent four months "on the ice" with modern-day polar explorers, to find out what drives…
The Notebooks of Memory - Accounts and Confessions from the 1994 Tutsi Genocide
On a lush green Rwandan hillside, more than a decade after the 1994 genocide to wipe out the Tutsi population, the small rural community of Gafumba finally gathers on the grass over and over again for the Gacaca (ga-TCHA- tcha)…
Gacaca, Living Together Again In Rwanda? - Survivors of the Tutsi Genocide Struggle to Find Peace
The first film in this award-winning trilogy ventures into the rural heart of the African nation of Rwanda. Follow the first steps in one of the world's boldest experiments in reconciliation: the Gacaca (Ga-CHA-cha) Tribunals. These were a new form…
In Rwanda We Say…The Family That Does Not Speak Dies - Guilty Offenders from the Tutsi Genocide Released Without Trial
Since 1999, award-winning filmmaker Anne Aghion has traveled to rural Rwanda, to chart the impact of that country's efforts at ethnic reconciliation. Her second film on the subject continues Aghion's quest to learn how the human spirit survives a trauma…