Friday, August 26, 2005

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda is one of the most powerful films I have ever seen.

It is brutal. Human evil, depicted in all of it's horror.

True story.

I was nauseated by the film. I was made angry, and terribly sad.

If you do not see this film, you're soul will be the less for it.

Racism comes in many colors, but always wicked.

Fellow humans did this. I feel it is my duty to try and understand it.

Heroes like Paul Rusesabagina are worthy of remembrance.

This evil was ignored when it happened.

My Rating: Own it

For a riveting book by a black American about Africa and the Rwandan Genocide, read: Out of America

1 comment:

Steve Van Diest said...

Ryan, agree.

From the extras, here is a great quote:
"I took it as an obligation to help others, whether I knew them or not. i want to be remembered as a messenger of peace." Paul, Hotel Rwanda.

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