Keepers of Memory

Through eyewitness accounts and gripping footage, acclaimed director Eric Kabera takes the viewer on an emotional journey into the 1994 Rwandan genocide, its survivors, and the memorials created in the victims’ honor. The film focuses on the personal accounts of men and women who watch over the sacred burial sites keeping the memories alive for future generations. In 1994, the small African nation of Rwanda was host to a brutal genocide that saw nearly one million people slaughtered during the span of 100 days. Director Eric Kabera’s powerful documentary Keepers of Memory revisits the human tragedy through stunning location footage and wrenching interviews with survivors who tend to genocide memorial sites in order to impart their lessons to future generations. http://www.jff-zagreb.hr/en/2011/05/25/cuvari-sjecanja/

Original title:
Gardiens de la mémoire
Year:
2004
Length:
54 minutes
Country:

Shown at

  1. 5th Jewish Film Festival Zagreb - 2011

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