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Release Date: December 2nd, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 15th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
During the Rwandan genocide some neighbors crossed the lines of hatred to help each other.

Cast: Cassandra Freeman, Cleophas Kabasita, Mazimpaka Kennedy, Edouard Bamporiki, Marc Gwamaka, Hadidja Zaninka, Mutsari Jean, Hassan Kabera

Director: Alrick Brown

Genres: Drama, Romance

Ratings & Reviews

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  • After seeing Kinyarwanda, I have a different kind of feeling about the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. The film approaches it not as a story line but as a series of intense personal moments. show more

  • Cast with both professional and novice actors (which results in uneven performances), the beautifully shot film is filled with exquisite moments. show more

  • By detailing the allegiance between Tutsi Muslims and Christian Hutus, and the fatwa issued by a Muslim leader forbidding his followers to participate in the massacres, the film is hopeful rather than horrific, even as it describes events of impossible savagery and hate. show more

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