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What caused the Rwandan Genocide? - Susanne Buckley-Zistel

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For one hundred days in 1994, the African country of Rwanda suffered a horrific campaign of mass murder. Neighbor turned against neighbor as violence engulfed the region, resulting in the deaths of over one-tenth of the country’s population. How did this happen? And why didn't international organizations intervene? Susanne Buckley-Zistel digs into the history of the Rwandan Genocide.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Susanne Buckley-Zistel
  • Director Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Narrator Christina Greer
  • Storyboard Artist Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Animator Elahe Baloochi, Mohammad Babakoohi, Seyed Ali Mousavi
  • Compositor Poorya Goodarzi
  • Art Director Yijia Cao , Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger, Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Composer Aron Fard
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Produced by Gerta Xhelo, Abdallah Ewis
  • Producer Anna Bechtol
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Soraya Field Fiorio
  • Fact-Checker Jennifer Nam

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