The 1997 true story of the Nyange school students in Rwanda, attacked by rebels in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide. Their refusal to separate themselves cost some of them everything, but gave hope to a nation.
In a country where almost 50% are illiterate the majority of Rwandans continue to live under the poverty line in-spite of the very good weather and natural beauty. Research has assessed what went wrong and tries to find a way out. In this documentary, we see the participation of ordinary citizens in Rwanda and abroad as well as experts as they try to tackle ...
This is the story of Paul, a survivor of the genocide in Rwanda. He gets a good job and all is going well for him. However, his friend, Ngenzi, is jealous of his success and he begins to plot Paul's downfall. Paul is disturbed that despite the fact that Ngenzi is his friend and even saved his life during the genocide, Ngenzi seems to ...
This DVD holds a variety of dances, sequences of drumbeats and songs all played by the Rwandan National Ballet, which, for a long time now, is known for its breathtaking showcases all across the world during international folkloric concerts and competitions. The list includes a variety of dancing styles amongst which many were performed during the closing ceremony of the Pan-African Dance Festival (FESPAD) ...
Contributor:Institute of National Museums of Rwanda - Rwandan National Ballet
A story, set in the present time, about the burgeoning love affair between Marta, 21, a Tutsi who lost her family during the genocide, and Rukundo, 27, a Hutu with family members serving jail sentences for participating in the genocide.
Two villagers come into town and face two different destinies. One becomes the driver of a wealthy woman. He ends up becoming a gigolo and catches AIDS. The other villager becomes a wise and prosperous businessman.
IRDP's research process has engaged debate on issues in the judiciary and rights. Some malpractices that have been common in Rwandan society are analyzed from a historical, cultural, and political perspective. The arbitrariness of leaders is raised throughout this film as participants attempt to identify possible solutions.
Keza lives with a cruel stepmother and two stepsisters and longs for a better life. After a visit from a fairy godmother, she attends Intore's casting for dancers and falls in love. She rushes back home leaving Intore with the task of finding who fits the shoe left behind.
This film follows the youth of Rwanda today, who use the arts to help move the country forward ten years after the genocide. By expressing themselves through dance, poetry, music, and painting, the teens, many of whom lost parents and family members during the conflict, are able to deal with the emotional and physical trauma they endured.
In this film, participants try to define the word "genocide" and distinguish it from "massacre". They also discuss the importance of commemorating the genocide that took place in 1994. Questions of whether Hutus are truly repentant and whether they feel the loss during commemoration are discussed. This film reveals a wounded nation that is trying to come to terms with the consequences of genocide.
PA0001272626 U.S. Copyright Office Idris Elba, Carole Karemera, Pamela Nomvete. In Kinyarwanda and English with some English subtitles. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Copyright data sheet.
While conducting research on democracy, IRDP gave people an opportunity to debate issues that had remained taboo for decades. This film takes the viewer inside a world where culture, ethnicity, leadership and governance tend to be intertwined. This is an issue that participants attempt to unravel in an open and participatory manner.
Shows the many forms into which cassava can be converted, the simple tools and techniques used for these conversions, as well as the various ways by which cassava can be prepared for consumption. The video is aimed at farmers, housewives and researchers.
On the work of Veneranda Nzambazamariya who was one of the founding members and coordinator of Réseau des femmes oeuvrant pour le développement rural from 1992 to 30 January 2000 when she died in the Kenya Airways crash in Ivory Coast. The work is in two parts. The first part shows her activities in women affairs and the second part is a prayer vigil ...
Paul and his family return to Rwanda from Australia for a holiday. While on his visit, Paul goes to visit Ngenzi and Perusi, the two who had plotted to destroy him. He even advises them on how to appeal their case. When they are released, Paul discovers that Ngenzi has not changed at all and is still intent on destroying Paul and his family.
A documentary on Girls Impact which is one of the specialized ministries working under the parent organization Women Foundation Ministries. It features information on the ministry and testimonies from girls who have benefited from the ministry.