Rwanda*Understanding Conflict through Film Part I

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Date/Time: 04/05/2006 12:00 am

Commemorating the 1994 Rwandan genocide and investigating the post-conflict
struggles the country now faces, these events are part of a year-long cycle on
“Considering Forgiveness” at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics
Rwanda*Understanding Conflict through Film
PART I: “Hotel Rwanda,” with director Terry GeorgeThursday, May 4, 2006, 6:00-8:30 PM, Free admissionThe New School, Swayduck Auditorium, 65 Fifth Avenue @ 13th Street, New York CityPresented as part of the 2006 Dorothy H. Hirshon Film Festival. “Hotel Rwanda” (2004, 120 mins.) is director Terry George’s graphic, harrowing and widely honored film based on the true life heroism of Paul Rusesabagina during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session between Terry George and Carol Wilder, Associate Dean and Chair, Department of Media Studies and Film, The New School.

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