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Massacre at Murambi
Director: Sam Kauffmann
Producer: Sam Kauffmann
Winner of the Global Justice Award
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More About Massacre at Murambi from Director & Producer Sam Kauffmann
During the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, a newly built secondary school on a hill named Murambi was the site of one of the world’€™s most horrifying mass murders. This film informs us about the events that took place at Murambi and explores the link between Rwanda and Darfur, Sudan. I was invited to Rwanda in the summer of 2006 to help start a video production program at the National University of Rwanda (NUR) and to teach a pilot video production class. The National University of Rwanda is not in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, but in Butare, about two hours south. The only tourist â€œattractionâ€ in the area is the Genocide Memorial at Murambi. Few people go. I was the only person there the times I went. Itâ€™s the most haunting memorial Iâ€™ve ever visited and being there prompted me to make this film.
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