Rwanda Essay

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* Paul Rusesabagina said in a lecture that the film was "less violent" than the actual genocide, claiming that "you couldn't invite someone to watch the real thing." A work is historically accurate when it accurately depicts the time period of the setting, as well as major events in the right sequence. Fictional characters can be used to help describe the historical event, but they can’t be the sole reason for any occurrence. Early European colonists favoured the Tutsis because they had lighter skin, therefore they were given more opportunities in big businesses/government than Hutus. Physical attributes and level of intelligence differentiated the two tribes. Pretty shallow. Hutus resented Tutsi because of this. Because of so many intermarriages, a Hutu could easily pass for a Tutsi and vice versa.Paul Russesabagina is identified as a Hutu. His father is Hutu, but his mother is a Tutsi. Most of the victims were killed with machetes. United Nations rescues only European guests. Temporary refugee camp Tutsis are eventually evacuated by a UN convoy and taken to safety behind Tutsi rebel lines. Brutality of Hutu army was not exaggerated to manipulate audiences emotion. Arrival of Tutsi rebels Kigali. This works for the movie. This may have implied. genocide was over but it went on for a couple more months, violence still continued. Inspirational story that conveys true courage and selflessness. Movie portrays pretty accurate depiction of Rwandan Genocide, and Paul Rusesabagina’s role in saving countless Tutsi refugees. Part 1: Part 2: 3:10 3:45 part 8 Part 11 2:09 Part 3 3:40 Morrow, Lance. “Rwandan Tragedy, Lewinsky Farce.” Time South Pacific 12 Oct. 1998 Issue 41. Online. EBSCOhost. 3 Jan. 2002. Rwanda genocide of 1994." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2012.

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