This documentary is the first to examine the role played by German and Belgian colonialism in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

In the documentary, Rwandan director and filmmaker Samuel Ishimwe sets out in search of the origins of the “racial hatred” between Tutsi and Hutu: “We speak the same language, share the same culture, the same country – what drove us apart?” The search takes him to Germany and Belgium, the countries that occupied the country until its independence. The colonial rulers divided Tutis and Hutus into races…

The documentary:

Documentation: Colonialism and the genocide in Rwanda
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