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The notebooks of memory

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Material Type
Downloadable Video
Publication Info.
Anne Aghion Films, 2009.
Publication Info.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.

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Description
1 online resource (streaming video file) (54 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Playing Time
005307
Description
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note
Title from title frames.
Event
Originally produced by Anne Aghion Films in 2009.
Summary
On a lush green Rwandan hillside, more than a decade after the 1994 genocide to wipe out the Tutsi population, the small rural community of Gafumba finally gathers on the grass over and over again for the Gacaca (ga-TCHA- tcha) trials, a unique experiment in justice meant to bring unity back to this nation. In The Notebooks of Memory, the third film of the trilogy, Anne Aghion spends four years following the process, as a tribunal of local citizen-judges weighs survivor accounts of the massacres against the testimony of perpetrators who barter confessions for reduced prison sentences. Survivors and perpetrators have been living together for several years now, and the beginning of the trials mark the end of a long wait for justice and reconciliation.
System Details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject
Genocide -- Rwanda.
Genocide.
Social history.
Rwanda -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form
Documentary films.
Added Author
Aghion, Anne,
Rwamfizi, Abraham,
Kayiranga, Alexis,
Anne Aghion Films (Firm),.
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No.
1491119 Kanopy