10 Of The Best Documentary Films about Africa

Written by Mark Rausch


8. Ghosts of Rwanda (2004)

An important film to watch about the delay of aid during the Rwandan genocide, this “Frontline” documentary, broadcast on PBS, was televised as a 10-year commemoration of the 1994 genocide. More than 800,000 Tutsi citizens were slaughtered by Hutu extremists while U.N. forces were ordered to hold back. Watch former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former President Bill Clinton tiptoe around the word “genocide” as they explain the dire situation.

Source: pbs.org