A place for myself

A Place for Myself

film-roll Rwanda / Color / 21' / 2016

At a casual elementary school comes a five year old albino girl, Elikia. Due to her skin color her classmates make her realize that her being ‘different’ is more a problem than a special trait. While the neighborhood treats her as a stereotype, her mother encourages her. Together, they fight back and raise their voice to find a place for themselves

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Dusabejambo Marie Clementine

She was born in Kigali in 1987. She is scriptwriter and Film director. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Electronics from the Kigali Institut of Education. In 2010 Lyiza, her first short film, had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and won prizes at several festivals., In 2012 and 2016 she won a competition for screenplay writers organized by the Goethe-Institut: in the first case she made her second short film, Behind the Word.

Dusabejambo Marie Clementine
Dusabejambo Marie Clementine
Umuhire Berangere
Nshimiyimana Jean Bosco
Mugwaneza Richard
Cyuzuzo Rodrigue
Sound Design
Habimana Valens
Film Cast
Ndihokubwayo Fabiola
Akimana Riziki
Uwayezu Epiphanie
Behind the word (2013)
Lyiza (2010)
In CompetitionKids & Docs