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In Rwanda we say: the family that does not speak dies

Aghion, Anne
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Gacaca Productions & Dominant 7 in association with NDR/ARTE; a film by Anne Aghion. (First Run/Icarus Films, 2004). VHS 54 minutes

In Rwanda We Say…The Family That Does Not Speak Dies follows a genocide offender as he is conditionally released into his community. Through interviews with the offender and survivors, the documentary shows the anger, pain, and unease felt by community members, even though the community – from lectures in the local school to discussions at the local bar – is filled with the rhetoric of the need to build a new Rwanda and work towards reconciliation. (Video)


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