For the first, the documentary film ’Inkotanyi" by French director Christophe Cotteret will be showing in Kigali on Saturday, July 8 at Century Cinema.
The documentary sheds light on the life of this politico-military movement and on Rwandan power structures, through the voices of its principal actors.
The heroes were called the Inkotanyi. They were led by the current president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.
Production of the documentary began in Rwanda, with the history of Paul Kagame and the politico-military movement FPR (Rwandan Patriotic Front).
It was first shown at Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels or FIPA festival that occurred in March in France.
But it had previously been unveiled at the cultural festival, Festival Visions du Réel in Nyon, in May 2013. And from then it has become a showcase in different countries and to more than 25 festivals in the US and Europe.
Christophe Cotteret is a Paris 1976-born director known for a good encounter with political reality documentaries namely: Democracy Year Zero and Ennahdha about the Tunisian revolution and its consequences.