Seeking justice after genocide

Premiere public screening and panel discussion in Montreal

December 8, 2019

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A group of people walking down a street with sign that reads “Commémoration du génocide contre les Tutsi du Rwanda. Avril-Juillet 1994.”. Partially obscured.

Photo: CMHR, Keith Fraser

Event details

Join us to learn how members of the Rwandan Canadian community took action within the Canadian legal system to pursue justice against some of those involved in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Gelber Conference Centre/Montreal Holocaust Museum
2 Cummings Square, Montreal

The Power of Community: Seeking Justice after the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda is the newest original short documentary produced by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Developed in collaboration with PAGE‐Rwanda on the 25th year since the genocide, it features interviews with community members involved in the deportation case against Léon Mugesera and the criminal case against Désiré Munyaneza. 

A moderated panel discussion will follow the film. This event is primarily in French.

Running time of the film is 14 minutes.

This event is hosted in partnership with PAGE‐Rwanda, the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and the Montreal Holocaust Museum.

The next screening of The Power of Community will be in Winnipeg in the Breaking the Silence gallery on Level 4 at the Museum.