A series of short pieces on Rwandans who dared to resist the call to genocide

Grace and Vanessa

Language: English

This short documentary tells the remarkable story of Grace Uwamahoro. She was 10 years during the genocide in Rwanda, yet she made a life-changing decision to save an infant destined to become a victim of genocide. Told in Grace's own words 20 years later, this story is a testament to love in the face of deadly consequences.

  • Grace and Vanessa

    Language: English

    This short documentary tells the remarkable story of Grace Uwamahoro. She was 10 years during the genocide in Rwanda, yet she made a life-changing decision to save an infant destined to become a victim of genocide. Told in Grace's own words 20 years later, this story is a testament to love in the face of deadly consequences.

  • The Mayor

    Language: English

    This short documentary tells the story of Jean-Marie Vianney Gisagara, who was only 27 years old when he became mayor of Nyanza, Rwanda. When Rwanda's president was killed and the new government issued a kill order on all those of Tutsi heritage, Gisagara actively resisted the command, making himself a target. Witnesses recall his story via a tour of the town he so courageously defended.

  • Generation Peace

    Language: English

    “Generation Peace” shares the efforts of USC Shoah Foundation and Aegis Trust to teach Rwandan students today about the consequences of genocide and the importance of peacebuilding through survivor testimony.

  • Comcast PSA

    Language: English