Gacaca

DVD

55 minutes
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As Rwanda rebuilds its physical and administrative infrastructure after the genocide of 1994, two of the most difficult tasks it faces are addressing the emotional trauma and fostering reconciliation between the Hutu and Tutsi. Bringing killers to justice and airing the truth about what took place during the genocide are essential in this effort. The film follows the first steps of a citizen-based system of justice, the Gacaca Tribunals, through interviews with participants, including both survivors and prisoners.

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