Hotel Rwanda Viewing Guide
The movie is set in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda
Paul Rusesabagina (Hutu) & his wife Tatiana (Tutsi)
Paul is the assistant manager of the hotel Mille Collines, which is owned by a Belgian company
The UN is visiting Rwanda as the president is signing a peace agreement with the Tutsis.
The UN soldiers will be wearing light blue vests & hats.
The Hutu soldiers (called the Interahamwe) will be wearing colorful uniforms.
Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) - children of Tutsi refugees who had to flee to neighbouring
Uganda during a 1959 riot.
The police & military of Rwanda will be wearing regular camouflage uniforms.
Answer these questions before watching:
What are the two major ethnic groups in Rwanda?
What European country colonized Rwanda in 1916?
What other famous event was going in on Africa in 1994?