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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Wed Dec 19, 7:00 PM
Cinephiles Film Club
Hotel Rwanda (2004) - Celebrating Biopics and Autobiographies month based on real life personalities.


Based on the Rwandan genocide, which occurred during the spring of 1994, the film, which has been called an African Schindler's List, documents Rusesabagina's acts to save the lives of his family and more than a thousand other refugees by providing them with shelter in the besieged Hôtel des Mille Collines.

- Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George

Accolades: The film was nominated and won several awards in 2004–06. Various critics included the film on their lists of the top 10 best films of 2004.

Introduction - 10 mins
The movie starts at 7:10 PM
20 minutes post-screening discussion