The eight-episode television drama centres on Rwanda's 1994 genocide and its devastating aftermath. The BBC series Black Earth Rising is likely to face scrutiny from Rwandan elites within the government and civil society. For many Rwandans, the central question is whether their country is being fairly presented, and if the programme promotes any form of genocide denial, writes Jonathan R. Beloff of The Conversation Africa.
Black Earth Rising - a Nuanced Portrayal of Rwanda's Complex Post-Genocide History
The Conversation Africa, 31 October 2018
Portrayals of Rwanda's recent history on TV and in film can often spark controversy. For many Rwandans, the central question is whether their country is being fairly presented, and… Read more »
Black Earth Rising centres on the legacy of the horrific 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
John Goodman and Michaela Coel to star in BAFTA-winner Hugo Blick's thriller Black Earth Rising for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. Black Earth Rising is a ... see more »
Black Earth Rising - A Nuanced Portrayal of Rwanda's Complex Post-Genocide History
This is Africa, 1 November 2018
The BBC drama about Rwanda tackles post-genocide events in a way few dramas or documentaries have done before. Read more »
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