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i married my family's killer

A Documentary By Emily Kassie

 

 

WINNER: ACADEMY AWARD FOR STUDENT DOCUMENTARY

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I Married My Family's Killer is an award winning documentary by Director Emily Kassie that details the stories of three couples who intermarried after the Rwandan Genocide. It has won numerous awards, screen at over 15 festivals globally and won the Student Academy Award for Documentary

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Beatrice and Purudenci were childhood sweethearts. The only problem was it was 1994 and beatrice was being hunted. To make matters worse Purudenci's family were the hunters. This film documents the stories of three couples who intermarried after the genocide. the trauma they faced is exceptional and so it the power and resilience of their love. 

Team

Director /EMILY KASSIE

Editor / JEN FINERAN

Producers / EMILY KASSIE, JEN FINERAN, ACE WEIMS

Executive Producer / MARK JONSTON, AMANDA HANDY

Cinematographer / EMILY KASSIE, JESSE WEIL

Animator / DUSTIN GRELLA

Composer / ILAN ISAKOV

Title Design / BRANDON BECK

Translators/ EMMANUEL HABIMANA, FRANK MUGISHA

Narrative Consultants / KEITH BROWN, JOHN TERRY

Produced by / ACE WEIMS CO. & NOMAD FILMS

 

 

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WINNER: ACADEMY AWARD FOR STUDENT DOCUMENTARY

WINNER: IFS BEST FOREIGN SHORT

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