The New Times (Kigali)

Rwanda: Holocaust Movie, Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg, Showing At Lemigo

Good evening, Mr. Wallenberg', a movie about a Swedish diploma who rescued hundreds of Hungarian Jews from Nazi death camp, is showing at 6 pm today at Lemigo Hotel.

Originally titled 'God Afton, Herr Wallenberg', the movie will have English subtitles and run for 115 minutes. The main actors are Stellan Skarsgård, Géza Balkay, Katharina Thalbach, Percy Brandt and Károly Eperjes.

Synopsis:

Swedish Diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, aged 32, arrived in Budapest, Hungary in July, 1944. In six short months he made possible the largest and most successful rescue of Jews during World War II. The Russians took Raoul Wallenberg prisoner on January 17th, 1945. He was never released.

The film deals exclusively with Raoul Wallenberg's final weeks in Budapest (Christmas 1944 - January 1945).

The evening will start with Rescuers in Rwanda, a short film by Aegis Trust. entrance is free.

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