Switzerland/Rwanda, 2018, 36 min
How can one get an idea of the issues connected with the ruined home of a family who is a victim of the Rwandan genocide? A young man returns to the village where his deceased mother was born. He seeks to adopt a bruised collective recollection. Intoned chants all represent voices of possible reconciliation.
- Director Bio
- Festivals And Awards
Ishimwe Samuel was born and raised in Rwanda. After high school, he worked as a journalist and photographer, following at the same time different cinema workshops. Since 2011 he has produced short films that have been presented at various international film festivals such as the Durban International Film Festival in South Africa and the African in Motion in Scotland. In June 2017, Ishimwe graduated in Cinema at the HEAD-Geneva.
Silver Bear – Berlinale 2018. Palm Springs International Shortsfest 2018. Zanzibar IFF 2018.
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