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Nov. 8: Hotel Rwanda: An Evening with Paul Rusesabagina

Discussion with the protagonist of the film Hotel Rwanda

When: Tuesday 8 November, 7:00-9:00 PM

Where: St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Sanctuary, 100 W. 86th St. Indianapolis

For two months Paul Rusesabagina held insanity at bay as he watched his country fall into the grips of genocide in 1994. A manager of a luxury hotel in Rwanda, he sheltered over 1,200 people, including his wife and children, as extremists massacred more than 800,000 people in just 100 days. His wrenching story is chronicled in the critically acclaimed film, Hotel Rwanda. Mr. Rusesabagina will tell his emotionally stirring story first hand - addressing what it means to move or stay—in one’s community, one’s family, and one's culture. Admission fee $5.

Presented by St. Luke's United Methodist Church and YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. Questions? Call 713-8541 or e-mail dhurles@indymca.org.

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