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Title:Things of the aimless wanderer
Editors:Ruhorahoza, Kivu
Mullikin, Justin
Year:2015
Volume:77
Language:English
City:London
Publisher:Moon Road Films
Geographic term:Rwanda
Subjects:race relations
interpersonal relations
postcolonialism
feature films (form)
videos (form)
Link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWGEM3mS63A
Abstract:Late nineteenth century, a white explorer, a 'wazungu' or 'aimless wanderer' is lost in the jungle. In the thick rain forest, he is stalked by a black man and encounters a black young woman... Early twenty-first century, the same three actors: a foreign white news correspondent just met a black prostitute in a nightclub. Or a student? They spend the night together but the mysterious girl disappears the day after. The news correspondent and a local informant try to find out what happened to her. A film full of metaphors which depicts the complexities of modern Rwanda and uneasy relationship between contemporary Africa and the West. [Abstract reproduced from dvd-video]
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