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Title As we forgive [videorecording] / Mpower Pictures presents in association with Priddy Brothers and Mpower Distribution ; an Image Bearer Pictures production ; a film by Laura Waters Hinson ; executive producers, Stephen McEveety, John Priddy, Ed Priddy, John Shepherd ; produced, directed and edited by Laura Waters Hinson.
Imprint [Santa Monica, CA] : Mpower Pictures ; Spokane, WA : Distributed by Sound Enterprises, Inc., 2009.
Edition Widescreen format.
Book Jacket
LOCATION CALL # NOTE STATUS
 IRC Collection  DVD DT450.44 .A89 2009    AVAILABLE


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Call # DVD DT450.44 .A89 2009
Phys. Description 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm)
System Det DVD-video; Region 0 (All); Dolby digital sound 5.1; widescreen presentation.
Performer Narrated by Mia Farrow; commentators, Fatuma Ndangiza, Bishop John Rucyahana, Rev. Stephen Gahigi.
Credits Cinematography, Kasey Kirby, Laura Waters Hinson ; musical score, Lenny Williams, Chris Biondo ; translators, Emmanuel Kwizera, Emmanuel Mutangana.
Audience MPAA Rating: Not rated.
Note WARNING: This video ONLY intended for personal viewing or for use in face-to-face classroom instruction covered under Section 110 of the U.S. Code. Any other public viewing of the video requires explicit permission from the copyright owner.
In English and Kinyarwanda with subtitles in English; closed-captioned.
Summary Could you forgive a person who murdered your family? This is the question faced by two Rwandan women coming face-to-face with the men who slaughtered their families during the 1994 genocide. Overwhelmed by an enormous backlog of court cases and overcrowded prisons, in 2003 40,000 convicted genocide perpetrators were released back into society. Life goes on after the genocide, but now former murderers must coexist with victims. The film tells first-hand stories of those most directly affected by genocide's ruthless blade: the orphans, widows, and killers. The film highlights the escape stories of two women, and the men who slaughtered their families. The men seek forgiveness, and the women come face-to-face with doubt, fear, and the nature of forgiveness. The shattered lives of these victims are being restored through forgiveness and reconciliation, as victims and offenders find peace.
Contents Rosaria and Saveri -- Chantale and John -- Joy's story -- Journey to forgiveness -- Genocide and the church -- The confrontation -- Rosaria's sorghum -- Chantale's last word.
Note Bonus materials: Left to tell: Immaculée Ilibagiza's story [preview] (3 min.); insert includes quick discussion guide.
Awards Student Academy Awards: Gold Winner, Best Documentary; 2008 Angelus Student Film Festival, Best Documentary; Heartland, Crystal Heart Award; National Geographic All Roads Film Festival: Audience Choice Award;
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject Rwandans.
Forgiveness -- Rwanda.
Reconciliation -- Social aspects -- Rwanda.
Social change -- Rwanda.
Social conflict -- Rwanda.
War victims -- Rwanda -- Biography.
Genocide -- Rwanda -- History -- 20th century.
Rwanda -- Biography.
Rwanda -- Social conditions.
Rwanda -- Ethnic relations.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Atrocities.
Rwanda -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Alt Author Hinson, Laura Waters, Director, Producer.
McEveety, Stephen, Producer.
Priddy, John, Producer.
Priddy, Ed, Producer.
Shepherd, John, Producer.
Farrow, Mia, 1945- Narrator.
MPower Pictures.
Priddy Brothers Entertainment (Firm)
Image Bearer Pictures.
Sound Enterprises (Firm)
Isbn/Issn 899459002013
Music # 59002013 Mpower Pictures