Rwanda: The Hills Speak Out

  • Belgium

Years after the genocide, the film depicts a rwandese society still fighting this ideology, observing survivors and assassins, face to face in citizen trials : Children murderer, Obede’s quest for forgiveness is a cynical attempt to freedom ; Gahutu, guiltess, still calls «serpents» those he exterminated. François, was forced to slaughter his brother to himself survive.


  • Original Title
    Rwanda: The Hills Speak Out
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Gil Decamp
  • Editing
    Yannick Leroy
  • Sound
    Quentin Jacques
  • Runtime
    49 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Belgium
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Awards
    • Prix «Regard du monde sur l’Afrique et les pays créoles» au festival Vues d’Afrique de Montréal (Avril 2006), ex æquo | Best European Documentary Award au Huesca International Film Festival (du 8 au 17 juin 2006) | Prix de la Scam, section nationale, Docville | Bayard d’Or for Best Documentary at the Festival International du film de Namur | Peace Film Award at the Unabhängiges Filmfest Osnabrück is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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