History Lesson

April 2004. A teacher in a primary school on the edge of Lake Kivu talks to the children about the word "itsembatsemba itsembabwoke".

Video / 16:9 / 5' / 2005

Kinyarwanda spoken, with English and French subtitles

French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Dutch with English subtitles

Director: Sarah Vanagt

Camera: Annemarie Lean-Vercoe

Camera in Goma (July 2003): Sarah Vanagt

Production Manager, researcher & translator: Philip Senghi Sande

Editor :Emiliano Battista

Sound Mix: Pete Connelly

Producer: Maarten Loix

Associate Producer: Karim Cham

Translator in Rwanda: Sugira Hubert

Assistant Production Manager & additional sound recording: Nshimiyimana Jean-Claude

Assistant researcher in Goma & translator: Gatambi Nicolas

History Lesson is also part of the longer documentary film Begin Began Begun.

Produced by Limited Adventures

With the support of Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds and Belgische Ontwikkelingssamenwerking - DGOS