photography, and film.This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. Between the April and June of 1994, hundreds of thousands of Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered, maimed, and/or raped by Hutu militia groups. Around the world, people are commemorating this devastating loss through testimonials, music,
Premiering at the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in London, My Neighbor, My Killer is a film that gives new insight as to how human beings remember, cope with, and heal after tragedy. On Sunday, March 29 at 1 p.m., it will make its US debut at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. My Neighbor, My Killer completes director/producer Anne Aghion’s “Rwanda trilogy” which has been filmed over the course of 10 years. Aghion will be available after the film for a Q&A , joined by Lars Waldorf, who ran Human Rights Watch's field office in Rwanda in 2002 and 2003 and covered genocide trials at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in 2001, and the incredible Jacqueline Murekatate, a Rwandan genocide survivor and co-founder of Miracle Corners of the World. Jacqueline is also a member of the Museum’s Speakers Bureau.
Tickets to the screening are still available here. It is sure to be a powerful and insightful afternoon.