RWANDA: TABLEAUX D’UNE FEODALITE PASTORALE

Rwanda - Image of a Feudalism Pastoral

Luc de Heusch
Belgium 1955 | 45 Min. | 16 mm, fr. OF
Q&A with: Luc de Heusch

This film recon­structs the social rela­tion­ship among Hutu farm­ers and Tutsi herds­men in the king­dom of Rwanda after 1900, when the effect of coloni­sa­tion was less vis­i­ble. Misago, a poor peas­ant has lost his cow and he visits his master to whom he is bound at his farm­stead.