Film Famous Movies From Rwanda

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List of popular movies from Rwanda, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Rwanda are included. This list of famous films made in Rwanda includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Rwanda should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Rwanda is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including Sometimes in April and Munyurangabo. This list answers the question, "What movies were shot in Rwanda?"

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Idris Elba, Debra Winger, Noah Emmerich Sometimes in April is a 2005 historical drama television film about the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, written and directed by the Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck. The ensemble cast includes Idris Elba, ...more

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John Hurt, Hugh Dancy, Dominique Horwitz Shooting Dogs, released in the United States as Beyond the Gates, is a 2005 film, directed by Michael Caton-Jones and starring John Hurt, Hugh Dancy and Clare-Hope Ashitey. It is based on the ...more

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Rapulana Seiphemo, Leleti Khumalo, Presley Chweneyagae "South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup this year, but the pride and euphoria surged all the way up the continent. All Africans, especially young ones, embraced the spirit of the game with ...more

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Gacaca, Living Together Again In Rwanda? is the first documentary film in a trilogy by Anne Aghion examining the aftermath of the Rwandan Genocide. Directed by Anne Aghion and produced by ...more

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In Rwanda We Say…The Family That Does Not Speak Dies is a documentary film examining the Gacaca justice process in the aftermath of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. Directed by Anne Aghion and ...more

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Jeff Rutagengwa, Narcicia Nyirabucyeye, Edouard B. Uwayo Munyurangabo is a 2007 film directed by Lee Isaac Chung. Filmed entirely in Rwanda with local actors, it is the first narrative feature film in the Kinyarwanda language. It premiered in the Un ...more

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Kiruna-Kigali Malin Crepin, Mukundente Fiona, Assad Kasasa Kiruna-Kigali is a short drama film written by Goran Kapetanovic and Maria Nygren, and directed by Goran Kapetanovic.

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Cassandra Freeman, Ayuub Kasasa Mago, Cleophas Kabasita "Fresh, insightful, and profoundly moving, Kinyarwanda, the first dramatic feature film conceived and produced by Rwandans, is an extraordinary telling of the 1994 genocide that expands the ...more

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Grey Matter Kennedy Jones Mazimpaka, Ruth Nirere, Ramadhan Bizimana Grey Matter is a 2011 Rwandan film directed by Kivu Ruhorahoza.

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Luna Mesa Alex Caldiero, Richard Dutcher, Emily Pearson Luna Mesa is a 2011 drama mystical film written and directed by Trent Harris.

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The Trip Ying Liang, Bruce Zhenghkuo The Trip is a 2011 film directed by Yves Montand Niyongabo.

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Memory (work in progress) Memory (work in progress) is a 2011 documentary film directed by Yves Montand Niyongabo and Iris Olsson.

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Lyiza Rodrigue Cyuzuzo, Barbara Umutesi Lyiza is a 2011 Rwandan short film directed by Marie-Clementine Dusabejambo.

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Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit is a 2010 documentary film written and directed by Gilbert Ndahayo.

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100 Days Cleophas Kabasita, Mazimpaka Kennedy, David Mulwa 100 Days is a 2001 drama film directed by Nick Hughes and produced by Hughes and Eric Kabera. The film is a dramatization of events that happened during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. The title ...more

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Open Heart Open Heart is a 2012 short documentary film directed by Kief Davidson about eight Rwandan children who leave their families to receive heart surgery. The film was nominated for the 2013 Academy ...more

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Co-Exist Co-Exist is a 2010 drama film directed by Adam Mazo.

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Poetry of Resilience Poetry of Resilience is a 2011 documentary short film directed by Katja Esson.

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Sweet Dreams Sweet Dreams is a 2013 documentary historical drama film directed by Rob Fruchtman and Lisa Fruchtman.