OUR LADY OF THE NILE
by Atiq Rahimi (France-Rwanda, 2019, 1h33, vostf)
starring Amanda Mugabekazi, Albina Kirenga, Malaika Uwamahoro, Clariella Bizimana, Belinda Rubango, Pascal Greggory
Rwanda, 1973. “Our Lady of the Nile” is a prestigious Catholic boarding school, where teenage girls are groomed to be the Rwandan elite. Graduation on the horizon, they share the same dormitory, the same dreams and concerns. But throughout the country as well as within the school, deep-seated antagonisms rumble. Changing these young girls’ lives – and the entire nation – forever.