FOOTBALL RWANDA: FIELDS OF MEMORIES| 1hr : 25mins
Director: FranÃ§ois Xavier Destors et Marie Thomas Penette | Producer: Pierre-Olivier Bardet (Ideale Audience)
Focus Years: 2014 | Country: France
Twenty years after the genocide, Eugene Murangwa, the former goalkeeper of the National Football Team of Rwanda returns to his native country. In association with former teammates who sheltered him during the 1994 genocide, Eugene is committed to rebuilding the bonds ruptured by decades of hatred. He undertakes a journey to confront the history of football, a sports that entertains close ties with the colonial past and the tragedy his country underwent. At the image of Rwandan society, Eugene seeks to rethink the future by traversing the past.
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