Best Movies and Documentaries about Rwanda
Hotel Rwanda 2004
Historical drama about Paul Rusesabagina, a Hutu hotel manager in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. When in April 1994 the genocidal killings of Tutsis begin, Rusesabagina turns his hotel into a refuge.
Shake Hands with the Devil 2006
The story of Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda during the Genocide in 1994.
Gorillas in the mist 1988
Based on the true story of naturalist Dian Fossey ( Sigourney Weaver), the film focuses on her work with mountain gorillas in the jungles of Rwanda and her fight against poaching and corruption taking place in the country.
Sometimes in April 2005
A historical drama about the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. The story follows two Hutu brothers; Honore, a hosts of Radio RTLM, encouraging Hutus to murder Tutsis and moderate Hutus and Augustin, a captain in the Rwandan army.
Beyond the Gates (US) / Shooting Dogs (UK) 2005
Set in Kigali, Rwanda in 1994, the film tells a story of a Catholic priest and an English teacher who are caught up in the events of the genocide. Starring John Hurt and Hugh Dancy.
A unique look on the 1994 Rwandan genocide. During the months of the massacre, Tutsis and Hutus who refused to take part in the killings took refuge at the grand Mosque of Kigali.
Set in Rwanda post -genocide, the film follows to Rwandan teenagers: Sangwa a Hutu and Munyurangabo a Tutsi as they embark on a journey from Rwanda’s capital Kigali to Sangwa’s family farm.
The Long Way Down 2007
A TV series documenting a journey of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from John o’ Groats in Scotland through eighteen countries in Europe and Africa to Cape Town in South Africa.