A Place for Everyone explores the human geography of a Rwandan village two decades after the genocide. Survivors and killers still live next to each other and a new generation of young Rwandans has grown up in a society that under goes a fragile reconciliation process. Filmed over the course of more than four years, “A Place for Everyone” portrays a generation of young Rwandans in their quest for love and hate, revenge and forgiveness.
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Viennale (International competition – World Premiere)
OVER 40 FESTIVALS: Thessaloniki (International section), Jean Rouch International Film Festival, Filmer a Tout Prix, Festival du Film D’Histoire, Guangzhou, Taiwan, Gdansk doc…
Plays gently with the tension between personages on screen in terms of narrative and mise-en-scène, which creates the feeling of authenticity, so different from the exploitive tricks of Joshoa OppenheimerFIPRESCI Critics
In acknowledgement of raw cinematography and merciless observation that help us recognize Tutsi and Hutu within ourselvesGDANSK Jury
The Premier Film is awarded to “A Place forEveryone” for Rwandans’ courageous personal quest. In the privacy of Mwendo village, Tharcisse and Bennoite sketch fragile answers34th JEAN ROUCH Jury