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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

ICYIZERE: Hope (in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide)
Film Screening, Lecture, and Dessert/Fireside Chat with Documentary Filmmaker
Patrick Mureithi

October 18, 2011

ICYIZERE: Hope is a documentary about trauma, reconciliation, and forgiveness 15 years after the 1994 Rwandan genocide. It focuses on a 3-day gathering of 10 survivors and 10 perpetrators of the genocide, as they are taught about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and go through a series of group exercises that help to build trust. Patrick Mureithi is a Kenyan documentary filmmaker who works to create films that inspire hope and encourage dialogue. He is an Artist in Residence at Drury University in Missouri.

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Students getting together after the film screening for a small group discussion with Patrick Mureithi and some light refreshments.

Michele Moyd, Professor of History, and student host Sarah McMahon provided introductions for the reception.

A picture of Patrick Mureithi, the documentary filmmaker.

A group picture of Patrick Mureithi and the students who attended the film screening and reception.

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