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Lend Me Your Voice: Rwandan film about refugees debuts in Germany

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Rwandan film about refugees Lend Me Your Voice debuts in Germany.

A Rwandan film about refugees named ‘Lend Me Your Voice’ recently debuted at the DOK.fest München, one of the largest documentary festivals in Germany held annually.

‘Lend Me Your Voice’ is a 19 minute, 2021 film, in Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, English and French, with English and French Subtitles directed by Claudine Shenge Ndimbira.

The story is about a Burundian refugee born in Congo, Akilli Nadenge, who flees her homeland but is captured and tortured before finally settling down in Rwanda. Consisting of five chapters, the story is told by strangers who read her story as if it was their own, wrote The East African.