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Mandy Jacobson and Louise Mushikiwabo’s “The Arusha Tapes”


“The Arusha Tapes”


Video on the prosecution of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

Mandy Jacobson is a multiple award-winning, two-time Emmy documentary filmmaker who has been working out of New York and South Africa for the past 10 years. Jacobson’s fieldwork has taken her across the globe including the USA, Brazil, Bosnia, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Cuba, Mozambique and South Africa to make heard stories not typically covered by the mass media, stories that explore the passion and politics of different forms of truth-telling an and justice-seeking.

Louise Mushikiwabo is the co-founder and president of The Rwanda Children’s Fund, a charitable organization in the metropolitan Washington area that raises funds to sponsor Rwandan high school teenagers orphaned by the genocide. She has written books about the story of her family with a historical and social context of the genocide as its backdrop. Mushikiwabo became the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Rwanda in 2009. She was previously Minister of Information.

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