100 Days (Rwanda: 2001)

Director

Nick Hughes

Cast list

Eric Bridges Twahirwa

Cleophas Kabasita

Davis Kagenza

Mazimpaka Kennedy

Davis Kwizera

David Mulwa

Denis Nsanzamahoro

Justin Rusandazangabo

 

 

Credits

Produced by Nick Hughes & Eric Kabera

Written by Nick Hughes

Music by Cecile Kayiregawa, Steve Parr &, Sharon Rose

Cinematography by Nick Hughes

Edited by Kavaila Matu

Synopsis

This film is a dramatization of events that occurred during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. The title of the film is a reference to the time period of the genocide from April 6 to July 1994. It was shot in Kibuye where the genocide had taken place.The movie is centered around Josetee; a young Tutsi girl who struggles to survive the killings Josette takes refuge in a church, while her brother is being hunted down and is murdered. Her boyfriend is saved by the rescue of some rebels. However, the Hutu priest betrays Josette's family, but agrees to spare her life only if she submits to sexual violations. Once she is reunited with her boyfriend, neither can fathom the horrid reality that has become of their lives. Josette becomes pregnant with the priest's child; however, she abandons the baby.

 

 

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