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Friday, March 27 • 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Documentary Showcase 1

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I Married My Family's Killer
(USA) RT 31 Mins
Director: Emily Kassie
Starring: Emily Kassie Mark Johnston, Amanda Handy, Jen Fineran,  Ace Weims
Description: Beatrice and Purudenci were childhood sweethearts. They planned to be wed. the only problem was, it was 1994 in Rwanda and Beatrice was being hunted. To make matters worse, Purudenci's family were the hunters. This film documents the lives of three couples that married from killer and victim families in Rwanda. In two of the three cases in this film, the victims married into the families that killed their own. The trauma and pain these couples experience is exceptional, and so is the power and resilience of their love for one another...
CO Premiere

From Trauma to Peace
(USA) RT 70 Mins
Directors: Robert C. Stone, Diana Gross, Jo Danieli
Producers: Robert C. Stone, Jo Danieli
Description: The compelling story of how Rwandans are healing themselves from the trauma of the 1994 genocide - hope for the rest of the world. Can we transform TRAUMA and its debilitating states of anger, violence and hate, into PEACE - compassion, forgiveness, hope and love? ~~ WE CAN, and it's happening in isolated regions of Africa. We can create peace through a proven model for large scale trauma relief and it's available to all.
U.S. Premiere

Friday March 27, 2015 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Cascade 2 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657

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