by Derek Catsam
”A few documentaries have caught my eye. A couple I have seen, one I just received a copy of, and a couple I am looking forward to seeing as soon as possible:
SnagFilms has “Raindrops Over Rwanda” streaming for free, and if enough people watch it they will donate $50,000 to the Kigali Memorial Centre in Rwanda. The brief documentary is most effective at dealing with questions of memorializing the 1994 genocide rather than bringing much new to our understanding of the genocide itself.
From Us With Love follows the South African Homeless World Cup team across two tournaments. The film does a good job of showing the way that sport can provide hope, but also the limits to that hope.
I just received Black Star: An African Football Odyssey and cannot wait to see it next week when I return home from a trip to New York.”
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