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Un Dimanche à La Piscine à Kigali
A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali
Kigali
(original French title: Un dimanche à la piscine à Kigali) is the first novel by Montreal
Montreal
author Gil Courtemanche, originally published in 2000. Set in Kigali, Rwanda, the novel deals with a love affair between an elder Canadian expatriate and a young Rwandan, AIDS and the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.Contents1 Plot 2 Recognition 3 Movie 4 See also 5 External linksPlot[edit] Bernard Valcourt, a documentary filmmaker from Quebec, has been sent to the Rwandan capital Kigali
Kigali
to set up a television station. He falls in love with a Rwandan girl, Gentille, who in reality is an ethnic Hutu, but she is often mistaken for a Tutsi. With the Hutu
Hutu
government encouraging violence against Tutsis, Gentille's life becomes endangered
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Governor General's Literary Award
The Governor General's Awards are a collection of annual awards presented by the Governor General of Canada, recognizing distinction in numerous academic, artistic, and social fields. The first was conceived and inaugurated in 1937 by the Lord Tweedsmuir, a prolific writer of fiction and non-fiction; he created the Governor General's Literary Award with two award categories. Successive governors general have followed suit, establishing an award for whichever endeavour they personally found important
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A Sunday In Kigali
A Sunday in Kigali (original French title: Un dimanche à Kigali on Wikipedia) is a 2006 Canadian feature film set during the Rwandan genocide. Directed by Robert Favreau, it follows the story of Bernard Valcourt, a documentary filmmaker, and journalist, as he sets off to Kigali to film a documentary about AIDS. He gets caught up in the turmoil of horrific events involving Hutus and Tutsis that tragically leads to genocide. During his stay at the Hôtel des Mille Collines, Valcourt falls in love with a beautiful, shy waitress named Gentille. Gentille serves drinks to the diplomats, officials, and Rwandan bourgeoisie who surround the hotel swimming pool every Sunday. While Valcourt’s longing for Gentille increases, the country moves toward civil war, and the brutal violence of the Rwandan genocide
Rwandan genocide
separates them. A few months go by and Bernard returns to Rwanda, frantically seeking Gentille in the midst of the chaos
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Writers' Trust Of Canada
Mary Osborne, Executive Director Jennifer Lambert, Board ChairWebsite writerstrust.comFormerly calledWriters' Development TrustThe Writers' Trust of Canada, or La Société d'encouragement aux écrivains du Canada, is a charitable organization which provides financial support to Canadian writers. Founded by Margaret Atwood, Pierre Berton, Graeme Gibson, Margaret Laurence, and David Young, and registered as a charitable organization on March 3, 1976, the Writers' Trust celebrates and rewards the talents and achievements of Canada's novelists, short story writers, poets, biographers, and other fiction and nonfiction writers. The organization funds and administers a number of Canadian literary awards including the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Pri
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Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications
Inc. is a Canadian communications and media company. It operates particularly in the field of wireless communications, cable television, telephone, and Internet
Internet
connectivity with significant additional telecommunications and mass media assets. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario,[3] The company claims the heritage of the Rogers Vacuum Tube Company, founded in 1925 by Edward Rogers, which started the CFRB
CFRB
radio station in Toronto, which was later acquired by outside interests. The present enterprise dates to 1960, when Rogers' son, Ted Rogers, founded Rogers Radio
Radio
Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Ltd. That company acquired CHFI that year,[4] as well as Aldred-Rogers Broadcasting, a partnership with Joel Aldred which helped launch CFTO in 1961
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Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize
The Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize is a Canadian literary award presented by Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications
and the Writers' Trust of Canada after an annual juried competition of works submitted by publishers.[1] First presented in 1997, the prize goes to the author of the novel or short story collection judged to be the year's best work of
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Shake Hands With The Devil
Shake Hands with the Devil is the title of: Shake Hands with the Devil (1959 film), directed by Michael Anderson Shake Hands with the Devil (album), a 1979 Kris Kristofferson album
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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Canadian Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Corporation (French: Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.[3] The English- and French-language service units of the corporation are commonly known as CBC and Radio-Canada respectively, and both short-form names are also commonly used in the applicable language to
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Shake Hands With The Devil (2007 Film)
Shake Hands with the Devil is a 2007 Canadian war drama film starring Roy Dupuis
Roy Dupuis
as Roméo Dallaire, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in August 2007
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Shake Hands With The Devil (book)
978-0-679-31171-3 (0-679-31171-8) / 978-0-679-31172-0 (0-679-31172-6)OCLC 50022773LC Class DT450.435 .D35 2003Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda
Rwanda
is a book by Lieutenant-General
Lieutenant-General
Roméo Dallaire
Roméo Dallaire
of the Canadian Forces, with help from Major Brent Beardsley
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Tutsi
The Tutsi
Tutsi
(/ˈtʊtsi/;[1] Rwanda-Rundi pronunciation: [tūtsī]), or Abatutsi, are a social class or ethnic group of the African Great Lakes region. Historically, they were often referred to as the Watutsi,[2] Watusi,[2] Wahuma, Wahima or the Wahinda. The Tutsi
Tutsi
form a subgroup of the Banyarwanda
Banyarwanda
and the Barundi
Barundi
peoples, who reside primarily in Rwanda
Rwanda
and Burundi, but with significant populations also found in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
and Tanzania.[3] They speak Rwanda-Rundi, a group of Bantu languages. The Tutsi
Tutsi
are the second largest population division among the three largest groups in Rwanda
Rwanda
and Burundi; the other two being the Hutu (largest) and the Twa (smallest)
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Hutu
The Hutu
Hutu
/ˈhuːtuː/, also known as the Abahutu, are a Bantu ethnic group native to African Great Lakes
African Great Lakes
region of Africa, primarily area now under Burundi
Burundi
and Rwanda. They mainly live in Rwanda, Burundi, and the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, where they form one of the principal population divisions alongside the Tutsi
Tutsi
and the Twa.Contents1 Demographics 2 Origins 3 Genetics3.1 Y-DNA (paternal lineages) 3.2 Autosomal DNA (overall ancestry)4 Language 5 Post-colonial history 6 See also 7 ReferencesDemographics[edit] Main articles: Demographics of Rwanda
Rwanda
and Demographics of Burundi The Hutu
Hutu
is the largest of the four main population divisions in Burundi
Burundi
and Rwanda
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Quebec
Quebec (/k(w)ɪˈbɛk/ ( listen);[8] French: Québec [kebɛk] ( listen))[9] is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. It also shares maritime borders with Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division; only the territory of Nunavut is larger
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Rwandan Genocide
European colonization of the AmericasDzungar genocide, 1750s Manifest DestinyIndian Removal, 1830s California Genocide, 1848–1873Circassian genocide, 1860s Selk'nam genocide, 1890s–1900s Herero and Namaqua genocide, 1904–1907 Greek genocide, 1914–1923 Assyrian genocide, 1914–1925 Armenian Genocide, 1915–1923 Libyan Genocide, 1923–1932Soviet genocide Ethnic cleansing
Ethnic cleansing
in the Soviet UnionSoviet famine of 1932–33Holodomor, 1931–1933 Kazakhstan, 1930–1933Mass Deportations during World War IIKalmyks, 1943 Chechens and Ingush, 1
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