A Survivor's Story as a Guide at Rwanda's Genocide Memorial

As the head guide at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda, Serge Rwigamba leads heads of state and VIPs such as Angelina Jolie through his country’s deeply painful past. The task is also very personal: He lost his father and countless other family members in the 1994 genocide. The role, he says, is therapeutic, a way of understanding his trauma. Like any job though, it comes with its quirks, characters, and challenges as seen in this short directed by Juan Herrero and produced by Tik Root. This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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