During the Rwandan genocide in 1994, when neighbors killed neighbors and friends betrayed friends, some crossed lines of hatred to protect each other. As the country became a slaughterhouse, mosques became places of refuge where Muslims and Christians, Hutus and Tutsis came together to protect each other. Kinyarwanda interweaves six different tales that together form one grand narrative that provides the most complex and real depiction yet presented of human resilience and life during the genocide. With an amalgamation of characters, director Alrick Brown's moving film pays homage to many, using the voices of a few.
Edouard Bamporiki,Cassandra Freeman,Marc Gwamaka,Zaninka Hadidja,Mutsari Jean,Cleophas Kabasita
Written and directed by Alrick Brown, KINYARWANDA is the first film conceived within Rwanda and produced by Rwandans regarding the 1994 genocide that saw one million lives lost in 100 days.
KINYARWANDA interweaves six true tales into one epic narrative, confronting the realities of forgiveness in the face of vengeance.