Movie Poster Part

The Mercy of the Jungle

Culture X Change # Mini Fespaco

Sunday, May 30, 2021, 6.30 pm
online via This Human World


Movie, Dir: Joel Karekezi, Ruanda, Belgium, France, Germany,  91min, 2019, OT french,  „Etalon de Yennenga“ – First Price of FESPACO 2019 for best movie

During the Second Congo War, two Rwandan soldiers are abandoned in the jungle. The experienced officer and the young infantryman fight for survival and against malaria - and form an unexpected friendship that allows them to confide their most traumatic experiences. The second work of the young Rwandan director Karekezi, whose father died in the 1994 genocide.Film about a war with an antimilitarist aim, The Mercy of the Jungle shows the open wounds left by the fights and questions the place of humanity in armed conflicts.

The film can be watched on This Human World. Free registration at the human rights film hub to watch the film for free.

Followed by a talk with Joel Karekezi