Itsembatsemba (1996)


Itsembatsemba is an installation including 30 images and a sound track based on archive material from the ‘Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines’ (One Thousand Hills Free Radio and Television) – RTLM, the famous ‘Hate Radio’.

・FRAC Auvergne, FR


Itsembatsemba, Rwanda one genocide later, is an experimental short film, the result of a collaboration between the photographer Alexis Cordesse and the film maker Eyal Sivan.
Documentary| 1996 | 13mn | B/W | 4:3 | STEREO
VO : Kinyarwanda – Subtitles : English
© État d’urgence [FR] momento production [FR]

・GOLDEN GATE AWARD, San Fransisco International Film Festival, 1997
・MENTION SPÉCIALE, Bilbao international documentary film festival, 1997

Festivals selections
・Documenta XI, Cassel, 2002
・Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 2003
・International Human Rights Film Festival, Ramallah-Tel-Aviv, 2000
・Amnesty International Film Festival, Amsterdam, 1998
・Rencontres Cinématographiques de Seine St Denis, Résistance, 1998
・Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, 1997
・Festival Cinéma du Réel, Paris, 1997
・International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, 1996