— Kigali Genocide Memorial (@Kigali_Memorial) May 15, 2017
“US actor and film maker Morgan Freeman has visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about the Genocide against the Tutsi and Rwanda’s reconstruction efforts over the last twenty-three years,”reads the statement by Kigali Genocide Memorial.
The award winning American actor was in the company of a filming team documenting the memorial that is the burial place for over 250,000 victims of the Genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. The Hollywood celebrity is said to have meet with survivors of the Genocide as well.
“We are here, we came as a group, a film crew, to talk about the Genocide but we also came to learn about your reconciliation and what we have learned makes us feel very, and more, proud to know you, and number two, very hopeful for the future of humanity, because what you have accomplished as a result of the Genocide, as a result of reconciliation, makes us all feel that peace is possible,” stated Mr Freeman about how Rwanda’s story.