In April 1994 Rwanda descended into genocide. Over the course of 100 days, up to one million people were killed, mostly from the minority Tutsi ethnic group.
In an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world and the international community failed to act
In the face of this comes the extraordinary true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who through immense courage saved the lives of over a thousand Tutsi refugees by housing them in the hotel he managed.
This screening will be followed by a Q & A with the writer and director of Hotel Rwanda, Belfast-born Terry George.
Famously known for writing and producing the twice Oscar nominated ‘In The Name Of The Father’ and for recently receiving an Oscar in the live action short film category for ‘The Shore’