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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

Imbabazi : Le Pardon

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Screened as part of the official programmes of Chicago and Hamburg, this debut feature film by Joel Karekezi is a new, extended version of his successful short film The Pardon. It tells a bleak story: Manzi is freed at the end of his 15-year sentence for his part in the Rwandan genocide. His former best friend is determined that Manzi pays the full price for his crimes.

Screening in the presence of the director: 18.07 at 20:00

Mu zatoranyijwe i Chicago na Hambourg, iyi filime ndende ya Joel Karekezi ntigomba kwitiranwa na filime ngufiya ye nayo yitwa Imbabazi. Iyo ngufiya yarakunzwe bituma akora indende kandi nshya ku nkuru itoroshye : Manzi wagize uruhare muri jenoside yarekuwe nyuma y’igifungo cy’imyaka 15. Ariko, inshuti ye magara mbere ya jenoside arashaka ko ibyaha byose yakoze abibazwa.

  • fiction
  • Rwanda
  • 2013 | 73 min. | Colour
  • Language : English | Kinyarwanda |
  • Subtitles : French
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Joel Karekezi
Cinematography
Jack Elliott
Editing
Veronique Doumbe
Music
Ioannis Kourtis
Sound
Matt Perry Thomas
Cast
Wilson Egessa
Joel Okuyo Atiku Prynce
Rehema Nanfuka
Brenda Ibarah
Producer
Veronique Doumbe
Casey Schroen
Joel Karekezi
Karekezi Film Production
Print Contact
Sudu Connexion
Joel Karekezi
Filmobiography

2018 La Miséricorde de la Jungle (Grand Prix, Fespaco 2019)

2013 Invitation at La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde in Cannes
2010 Ntukazime Nararokotse
2009 Survivor
2009 Les jeunes à la poursuite du travail (short)
2009 The Pardon (first short, awarded at Amakula in Uganda and Silicon Valley African Film Festival in California)
2009 Trained in screenwriting at Maisha Film Lab, Uganda
2008 Diploma in film directing from Quebec’s CinéCours

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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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