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Coexist

DVD

40 minutes
Source: Coexistdocumentary.org

This award-winning documentary released in 2010 reveals the enormous complexity of forgiveness and reconciliation through the stories of Rwandan women and men who survived and perpetrated the 1994 genocide. Together with counselors, journalists, peace activists, and government officials, they share perspectives on Rwanda's unprecedented social experiment in mass reconciliation. A seven-minute introductory video examines the role of colonialism and how it contributed to the genocide. The four-lesson Teacher's Guide addresses the pressing need for young people to learn new ways of dealing with human conflict and difference through dialogue to create increased opportunities for mutual understanding. The guide is freely available.

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