Kigali Genocide Memorial to host Kwibuka22 Film Screening & Conversation with Rescuer Damas Gisimba


The Kigali Genocide Memorial will on Thursday 28 April 2016 host a screening of the film, Ubumuntu, and a conversation with a rescuer and someone who was rescued during the Genocide against the Tutsi. The event is held under the Kwibuka framework. Kwibuka is the Kinyarwanda word for remembrance and describes the comemmoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.


Where: Kigali Genocide Memorial (Peace Room)
When: Thursday, 28 April 2016 at 7:30pm

Ubumuntu is a film about those who risked their lives in the Genocide against the Tutsi to save people from killings and persecution. Their actions are a lesson of humanity. The film was produced by Aegis Trust in partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation and GIZ.

After the film, join Olivier Nduwumukiza and Damas Mutezintare Gisimba for a Kwibuka Conversation about the importance of finding your humanity when faced with evil.

Damas saved the lives of more than 400 children at his orphanage in Nyamirambo. Olivier was one of those children rescued by Damas. You can watch his testimony on the Genocide Archive of Rwanda here.