Behind the Word

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv

A young student finds her lack of speaking foreign languages brings her considerable ridicule from her classmates.

A young student finds her lack of English brings her considerable ridicule from her classmates. One of her teachers tries to abuse her, the unwelcoming climate she finds at school because of the language barrier is so unbearable for her but she cannot tell it due to lack of words, she struggles to learn new languages, due to her drawing talent, she will be able to capture her arts teacher and with her they try to fix her problems

starring Didda NIBAGWIRE

Rwanda, 2013, Short Film, 20mins

Directed and written by Marie Clémentine DUSABEJAMBO

Principal Cast: Didacienne Nibagwire, Michael Sengazi, Kelly Ngamije, Mico Assumpta, Erick Shaba
Country: Rwanda
Year: 2012
Running Time: 21 minutes

Producer: Fanny Uwayezu, Lee Isaac Chung
Screenplay: Marie-Clémentine Dusabejambo
Cinematographers: Jean-Luc Habyarimana
Editors: Richard Mugwaneza
Music: Ruth Nirere
Language: Kinyarwanda, English, French
Subtitles: Yes
Format: Digital

Prod: Almond Tree Films


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