Saturday, 24 March 2018

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"Sweet Dreams", by Rob Fruchtman

Screened on 11 March 2013

Runtime: 90'

Sweet Dreams bannerIngoma Nshya is Rwanda’s first and only all women’s drumming troupe. Made up of women from both sides of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the troupe offers a place of support, healing and reconciliation. When the group decides to partner with two young American entrepreneurs to open Rwanda’s first ever ice cream shop, these remarkable women embark on a journey of independence, peace and possibility. Sweet Dreams interweaves intimate, sometimes heart-wrenching stories, with joyous and powerful music to present a moving portrait of a country in transition.

The film was introduced by:

  • Ms. Afsané Bassir-Pour, director UNRIC
  • Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, European Union's Special Representative for Human Rights

It was followed by a Q&A with:

  • Mr. Rob Fruchtman, director
  • Ms. Michèle Dominique Raymond, Deputy Secretary General of the ACP Group of States
  • Mr. Kristian Schmidt, EC-DEVCO


And, preceded by a live drumming performance by Steve Shehan.




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Handout for the event pdf


Which Children Matter? - Trailer

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To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the United Nations presents 'Which Children Matter?'

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This Ciné-ONU screening takes place at Cinéma Galeries.