Saturday, November 10, 2012

Hotel Rwanda: Rwanda Genocide

Beginning on April 6, ________, Tutsis were killed by Hutu militia using clubs and machetes, with as many as 10,000 killed each day. It is one of the most tragic human tragedies in human history. Answer the quiz below and make guesses about the massacre facts. The winning group is that who answers most correct items.


 1. In what year did the Rwandan genocide take place?

a. 1994
b. 1990
c. 1980
d. 1992

2. The countries around Rwanda have all played strong roles in its politics, including the genocide. Which of the following is a correct list of the countries bordering Rwanda?

a. Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi.
b. Tanzania, South Africa and Kenia
c. Nigeria, Niger and Ivory Coast
d. South Africa, Zambia, Niger and Togo

3. About how many people were killed in the Rwandan genocide?

 a. about 400.000
b. about 800.000
c. about 1.100.00
d. about 90.00

4. Which European former colonial power has been accused of being complicit in the genocide?

a. Belgium
b. England
c. The Netherlands
d. France

5. About how long did the Rwandan genocide last?

a. 10 days
b. 30 days
c. 45 days d
. 100 days

6. Which of these media did the perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide use in order to organize the genocide?

a. the Internet
b. newspapers
c. radio
d. fliers

7. What percentage of the population was killed?

a. Over one-tenth of the population, an estimated 800,000 persons, had been killed.
b. half of the population had been killed
c. 1% of the population had been killed
d. 65% of the population had been killed.


 Answers 1a, 2a, 3b, 4d, 5d, 6c, 7a


Now watch the segments from the movie Hotel Rwanda and work in groups:


 PREPARE A NEWS REPORT SAYING WHAT HAPPENED IN RWANDA. DESCRIBE THE SCENE, THE FACTS PRESENTED, THE CHARACTERS REACTIONS, AND WHAT YOUR PERSONAL OPINION ON WHAT SHOULD BE DONE IS. IMAGINE THAT YOU ARE THE REPORTER IN THE SCENE AND THAT THE GENOCIDE IS STILL IN PROCESS. FINALLY, PRESENT IT TO YOUR PEERS.


Part 1: footage
video part2 :

genocide scene video part 3

final credits


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MOVIE SEGMENT DOWNLOAD - HOTEL RWANDA I - FOOTAGE SCENE

MOVIE SEGMENT DOWNLOAD - HOTEL RWANDA I - GENOCIDESCENE

MOVIE SEGMENT DOWNLOAD - HOTEL RWANDA I - FINAL CREDITS SCENE







3 comments:

  1. Very good information about movie...and also thanks for the movie link...thanks admin

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  2. the video link is still working fine..

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