Rwandan genocide movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rwandan genocide movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out disturbing, serious, captivating, realistic, sad and bleak films and TV shows about / with rwandan genocide, genocide, politics, civil war, human rights, un, suspense, refugee, massacre and violence plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 9 movies tagged as rwandan genocide: Un Dimanche à Kigali (2006), Sometimes in April (2005), Hotel Rwanda (2004), Shake Hands with the Devil (2007), Shooting Dogs (2005), Blackout (2009), The Constant Gardener (2005), Blood Diamond (2006), Trees of Peace (2021).

List of rwandan genocide movies

Un Dimanche à Kigali (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In April 1994, the middle-aged Canadian journalist Bernard Valcourt is making a documentary in Kigali about AIDS. He secretly falls in love for the Tutsi waitress of his hotel Gentille, who is younger than him, in a period of violent racial ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, rwandan genocide, genocide, aids, interracial romance, love affair, social differences, against humanity, hopes, life is a bitch, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rwanda, africa
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Sometimes in April (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, massacre, murder, civil war, racism, against humanity, rwandan genocide, mass murder, coup, battles, politics, political unrest ...
Time: year 1994, 90s
Place: africa, rwanda, washington d.c.
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, rough, thought provoking, intense, sad ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: genocide, racism, war, hotel, against humanity, ethnic conflict, cruelty, politics, murder, un, war crime, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, rwanda, somalia, congo, tanzania
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Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Canadian Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was the military commander of the UN mission in Rwanda and this movie is personal and, all too true, story of his time there during the genocide of 1994. It is not quite as moving as the earlier Hotel Rwanda and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, politics, betrayal, rwandan genocide, chaos, civil war, military, dishonesty, righting the wronged, anti war, hopes, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, rwanda
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Shooting Dogs (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sad, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: genocide, politics, violence, survival, survivor, priest, teacher, against the odds, moral dilemma, human spirit, fighting the system, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa, united kingdom
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Blackout (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paris, April 1994. Young freelance journalist Antoine Rives is making a report on Westerners who have been repatriated from Rwanda, fleeing the massacres. He meets Clément, a student of Hutu origin whose Tutsi fiancée Alice hasn’t been able to ...
Style: factual
Plot: rwandan genocide, aid worker, militia, post traumatic stress disorder, un, massacre, self mutilation, reporter, manslaughter, news report, tv news, news reporter ...
Time: year 1994, 90s
Place: africa, rwanda
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The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Kenya, France, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, tense, political, captivating ...
Plot: spy, conspiracy, investigation, corruption, murder, death, politics, marriage, idealism, suspense, obsession, cover up ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, germany, sudan, kenya, london ...
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Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, emotional, harsh ...
Plot: greed, mercenary, gem, treasure hunt, escapades, civil war, smuggling, journalism, mining, rebel, brutality, fisherman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003, year 1999
Place: africa, south africa, angola, zimbabwe, belgium ...
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Trees of Peace (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in an unbreakable sisterhood.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: women, genocide, survival, women's rights, struggle for survival, woman in danger, sorority, female protagonist, civil rights, suspense, leader, deathtrap ...
Time: year 1994, 90s
Place: rwanda, africa
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Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gabriel, aged 10, lives in a comfortable ex-pat neighborhood in Burundi, his ‘small country’. Gabriel is a normal kid, happy, carefree and having adventures with his friends and little sister. Then in 1993, tensions in neighboring Rwanda spill ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: children, swinger, genocide, family relations, birthday, election, school teacher, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, brutality, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, year 1993, year 1994
Place: africa
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