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Rwanda Rising (2007)

A story of forgiveness and reconciliation in the aftermath of genocide.


CB Hackworth


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Credited cast:
Andrew Young ... Self - Presenter: Former Ambassador to the United Nations
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Bosco Bisimana John Bosco Bisimana ... Self - Farmer
John Bryant ... Self - Founder & CEO, Operation Hope
LeVar Burton ... John Bosco Bisimana (voice)
Bill Clinton ... Self - 42nd President of the United States
Beatrice Gakuba Beatrice Gakuba ... Self - Entrepreneur
Danny Glover ... Father Aime Rukanika (voice)
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Eyewitness (voice)
Jasmine Guy ... Ephigenie Mukanyandwi (voice)
Jimmy Jean-Louis ... Ipaule Kalisa (voice)
Quincy Jones ... Self - Musician, Composer and Producer
Paul Kagame ... Self - President of Rwanda
Elias Kiwanuka Elias Kiwanuka ... Self - Roman Catholic Priest
Carlton Masters Carlton Masters ... Self - President and CEO of GoodWorks International
Romain Maurenzi Romain Maurenzi ... Self - Rwanda's Minister of Education, Science & Technology
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A story of forgiveness and reconciliation in the aftermath of genocide.

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"Rwanda Rising," in a manner of speaking, "reunites" three of the cast members of "Roots." Louis Gossett Jr., Levar Burton and Cicely Tyson are among the celebrities who provide cameo voiceovers for the documentary. In addition, Quincy Jones - who wrote the score for "Roots" - appears in "Rwanda Rising" as a key interview. See more »


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8 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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