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Grey Matter (film)
Start Date: 11/14/2012Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 11/14/2012End Time: 9:00 PM
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Grey Matter

Director: Kivu Ruhorahoza
Rwanda   |   2011   |   100 minutes
Kinyarwanda and French, with subtitles in English

Set in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, this radiantly self-referential film-within-a-film describes the vision and trials of a determined filmmaker named Balthazar, as he tries to produce his first feature, The Cycle of the Cockroach. The trenchant drama, about a brother and sister dealing with the aftermath of genocide, finds no support from agencies only interested in funding upbeat policy-friendly films. As Balthazar borrows recklessly from a loan shark, the Cycle plays out on the screen, subtly measuring the horror and systematic madness of events hardly unique to Rwanda, while offering bracing insight into the nature of political violence.

Location Information:
Trumbull Campus - Classroom/Admin Building
Room: 202
Contact Information:
Name: Jacob Roope
Email: jroope@kent.edu
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