MUNYURANGABO
munyurangabo
2007
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After stealing a machete from a market in Kigali, Munyurangabo and his friend, Sangwa, leave the city on a journey tied to their pasts. Munyurangabo wants justice for his parents who were killed in the genocide, and Sangwa wants to visit the home he deserted years ago. From two separate ethnic groups, their friendship is tested when Sangwa's wary parents disapprove of Munyurangabo, warning that "Hutus and Tutsis are supposed to be enemies."

Rwanda/US | 2007 | Kinyarwanda | 97 minutes

Director: Lee Isaac Chung
Writers: Samuel Gray Anderson and Lee Isaac Chung
Starring: Joseph Rutagengwa, Eric Dorunkundiye, and Edouard Bamporiki

Festivals 2007
Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard Selection
Sarajevo International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
AFI Film Festival - Grand Jury Prize
Pusan International Film Festival

Festivals 2008
Rotterdam Film Festival
Berlin Film Festival
New Directors/New Films
Buenos Aires International Film Festival (BAFICI)



Distribution:
BrunBro Films (Benelux) 2008
Centro Orientamento Educativo (Italy) 2008
Jour 2 Fete (France) 2009
Film Movement (USA/Canada) 2009
Manana (Poland) 2009

Links:
Munyurangabo on Netflix
Munyurangabo on Amazon
Munyurangabo trailer on Youtube