Photo: New York Times movie page with a review of the movie
In the movie Hotel Rwanda, Don Cheadle plays Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager in Rwanda, who is shocked to learn other nations will not intervene in Rwanda to stop genocide and decides to do what he can to save people. He acts bravely, saving over a thousand people.
The movie sends a message that we must never forget what happened in Rwanda and intervene to save lives if there is ever another genocide situation.
Explore the official Rwanda Hotel movie site. View powerful scenes from this movie based on a true story and read background information that will help you understand how the story unfolds.
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