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Hotel Rwanda: The Film, The Real-Life Hero

posted on 02/23/2006

Ten years ago, as the country of Rwanda descended into madness, one man made a promise to protect the family he loved - and ended up finding the courage to save over 1200 people from genocide. Over the course of 100 days, almost 1 million people were killed in Rwanda. The film, Hotel Rwanda, tells the inspiring story of real-life hero Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager in Rwanda who used his courage to shelter over a thousand refugees from certain death.

In celebration of Black History Month, Eckerd College presents a screening of the film and a talk by the real-life hero on which the film is based.

A free, public screening of Hotel Rwanda will be shown on Friday, February 24 at 7:30 pm. in Miller Auditorium. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards

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