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Aaron, Michele. "Looking on and Looking the Other Way: Hotel Rwanda (2004) and the Racialised Ethics of Spectatorship." Film Moments: Criticism, History, Theory. Ed. Tom Brown and James Walters. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 152-56.

Adams, Sam. "Safe at Home." Philadelphia City Paper 6 January 2005.

Adhikari, Mohamed. "Hotel Rwanda: Too Much Heroism, Too Little History -- or Horror?" Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen. Ed. Vivian Bickford-Smith and Richard Mendelsohn. Athens: Ohio UP, 2007. 279-99.

Arendt, Paul. "Hotel Rwanda." BBC 20 February 2005.

Ashuntantang J. "Hollywood's Representations of Human Rights: The Case of Terry George's Hotel Rwanda." Hollywood's Africa after 1994. Ed. Maryellen Higgins. Athens: Ohio UP, 2012. 54-67.

Baker, Tom. "The understated horror of 'Rwanda.'" Daily Yomiuri (Tokyo) 12 January 2006: 7.

Bashir, Halima. Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur. New York: One World Ballantine Books, 2008.

Bibliography of the Rwandan Genocide

Brickford-Smith, Vivian, and Richard Mendelsohn. Black + White in Colour: African History on Screen. Athens: Ohio UP, 2007.

Burr, Ty. "Cheadle Brings Quiet Power to ‘Rwanda.'" Boston Globe 7 January 2005.

Carr, Budd, and Nora Felder. Hotel Rwanda: Music from the Film. New York: Commotion Records, 2005.

Children of Rwanda's Genocide. Photographs by Vanessa Vick.

Chiwengo, Ngwarsungu. "When Wounds and Corpses Fail to Speak: Narratives of Violence and Rape in Congo (DRC)." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 28.1 (2008): 78-92.

Christopher, James. "Hotel Rwanda." The Times (London) 24 February 2005.

The Commemoration of the 18th Anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide.

Cooper, Rand Richards. "Underdogs: Hotel Rwanda and Million Dollar Baby." Commonweal 132.2 (2005): 30-32.

Courtemanche, Gil. A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2003.

Cowley, Jason. "Rebirth of a Nation." The Observer 26 February 2005.

Dallaire, Roméo. Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda. New York: DaCapo, 2004.

Denby, David. "High Rollers; ‘The Aviator,' ‘Million Dollar Baby,' ‘Hotel Rwanda.' " New Yorker 20 December, 2004.

Des Forges, Alison. "Leave None to Tell the Story." New York: Human Rights Watch, 1999.

Destexhe, Alain. Rwanda and Genocide in the Twentieth Century. Washington Square: New York UP, 1995.

The Diary of Immaculée. Carlsbad: Hay House, Inc., 2006.

Ebert, Roger. "Hotel Rwanda." Chicago Sun-Times 22 December 2004.

Eltringham, Nigel. Accounting for Horror: Post-Genocide Debates in Rwanda . Sterling: Pluto Press, 2004.

English, Bella. "'Ordinary Man' Recounts Extraordinary Actions." Boston Globe 17 April 2006.

Evans, Martha, and Ian Glenn. "'TIA-This Is Africa': Afropessimism in Twenty-First-Century Narrative Film." Black Camera 2.1 (2010): 14-35.

Fein, Helen, ed. Genocide Watch. New Haven: Yale UP, 1992.

Ferroggiaro, William. "The U.S. and the Genocide in Rwanda 1994: Information, Intelligence and the U.S. Response."

Ferroggiaro, William. "The U.S. and the Genocide in Rwanda 1994: The Assassination of the Presidents and the Beginning of the 'Apocalypse.'"

Ferroggiaro, William. "The US and the Genocide in Rwanda 1994: Evidence of Inaction."

The Few Who Stayed - Defying Genocide in Rwanda

Forsaken Cries: The Story of Rwanda. Washington: Amnesty International USA, 1997.

French, Philip. "Schindler in Rwanda." The Observer 26 February 2005.

Gacaca, Living Together Again in Rwanda? Dir. Anne Aghion. First Run/Icarus Films, 2002.

Genocide in Rwanda. United Human Rights Council.

Genocide Watch: The International Campaign to End Genocide

Genocide: From Biblical Times through the Ages. Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2001.

George, Terry, and Keir Pearson. Hotel Rwanda: Bringing the True Story of an African Hero to Film. New York: Newmarket Press, 2005.

George, Terry. "Smearing a Hero: Sad Revisionism Over 'Hotel Rwanda'." Washington Post 10 May 2006.

Ghosts of Rwanda. Dir: Greg Barker. Frontline. PBS, 1999.

Ghosts of Rwanda

Glover, Jonathan D. "Genocide, Human Rights, and the Politics Of Memorialization: Hotel Rwanda And Africa's World War." South Atlantic Review 75.2 (2010): 95-111.

God sleeps in Rwanda. New York: Women Make Movies, 2004.

A Good Man in Hell: General Roméo Dallaire and the Rwanda Genocide. Linda Kenyon, Jerry Fowler, et al. Washington: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2003.

Gourevitch, Philip. We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families -- stories from Rwanda. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998.

Harrow, Kenneth W. "'Un train peut en cacher un autre': Narrating the Rwandan Genocide and Hotel Rwanda." Research in African Literatures 36.4 (2005): 223-32.

Hatzfeld, Jean. Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

Härting, Heike. "Global Humanitarianism, Race, and the Spectacle of the African Corpse in Current Western Representations of the Rwandan Genocide." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 28.1 (2008): 61-77.

Henninger, Daniel. "Wonder Land: 'Hotel Rwanda' Forces a Look At Mass Murder." Wall Street Journal 25 February 2005: A18.

Holden, Stephen. "Holding a Moral Center as Civilization Fell." New York Times 22 December 2004.

Hornaday, Ann. "Room at the Inn; 'Hotel Rwanda' Heralds the Triumph of One Man's Decency." Washington Post 7 January 2005.

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Human Rights Watch Report, 1999.

In the tall grass [inside the citizen-based justice system Gacaca] Los Angeles: Choices, Inc., 2006.

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

International Fund for Rwanda

Jaar, Alfredo. Let There be Light: The Rwanda Project 1994-1998. Spain: Actar, 1998.

James, Caryn. "Turning African Danger into Safe Entertainment." New York Times 21 September, 2005.

Katz, Lee Michael. "The Man Behind the Movie -- Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life Hotel Rwanda manager, discusses genocide in Africa." National Journal 38.16 (2006): 50-51.

Keane, Fergal. Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.

Keepers of Memory. Eric Kabera, James Seligman, et al. Beverly Hills: Choices, 2005.

Keepers of Memory. Beverly Hills: Choices, 2005.

Kilpi, Harri. "The Landscape's Lie: Class, Economy, and Ecology in Hotel Rwanda." Framing the World: Explorations in Ecocriticism and Film. Ed. Paula Willoquet-Maricondi. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2010. 135-53.

Kirkland, Bruce. "Heartbreak Hotel; Movie Docs Examine the Horror of Rwandan Genocide." Toronto Sun 11 April 2005: 45.

Leibowittz, Ed. "The Genocide and the Box Office: Africa's Sequel." New York Times 10 April, 2005.

Magubane, Zine. "Saviors and Survivors: Western Passivity, African Resistance, and the Politics of Genocide in Hotel Rwanda (2004)." Through a Lens Darkly: Films of Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and Atrocities. Ed. John J. Michalczyk et al. New York: Peter Lang, 2013. 220-224.

Mamdani, Mahmood. When Victims Become Killers. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2001.

Mann, Michael. The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing. New York: Cambridge UP, 2005.

Marlowe, Jen. Darfur Diaries: Stories of Survival. New York: Nation Books, 2006.

Mboti, Nyasha. "To Show the World as It Is, or as It Is Not: The Gaze of Hollywood Films about Africa." African Identities 8.4 (2010): 317-32.

McClain, Ruth. "Using Film Media as Visual Text for Studying the Rwandan Genocide." Exploring African Life and Literature: Novel Guides to Promote Socially Responsive Learning. Ed. Jacqueline N. Glasgow, etal. Newark: International Reading Association, 2007. 293-307.

Melvern, L. R. A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000.

Melvern, Linda. "Hotel Rwanda -- Without the Hollywood Ending." 17 November 2011.

Melvern, Linda. Conspiracy to Murder: The Rwandan Genocide. New York: Verso, 2004.

Merlino, Doug. "After the Genocide." December 2003.

Miller, Nickole. "Projecting Hope and Making Reel Change in Africa." Human Rights Quarterly 30.3 (2008): 827-38.

Motskin, Yon. "Hotel Rwanda." Creative Screenwriting 12.1 (2005): 74-75.

Nadler, Arie, Thomas E. Malloy, and Jeffrey D. Fisher. The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation. New York: Oxford UP, 2008.

Ndahiro, Alfred, and Privat Rutazibwa. Hotel Rwanda, or, The Tutsi Genocide as seen by Hollywood. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2008.

Newbury, David. "Understanding Genocide." African Studies Review 41.1 (1998): 73-98.

Nzabatsinda, Anthere. "Hotel Rwanda." Research in African Literatures 36.4 (2005): 233-36.

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Omaar, Rakiya, and Alex de Waal. African Rights: Rwanda, Death, Despair and Defiance. London: African Rights, 1995.

"PanAfrica; Hotel Rwanda Challenges Africa." [The East African] Africa News 14 March 2005.

Peress, Gilles. The Silence. New York: Scalo Publishers, 1995.

Pottier, Johan. Re-Imagining Rwanda: Conflict, Survival and Disinformation in the Late Twentieth Century. New York: Cambridge UP, 2002.

Power, Samantha. "Bystanders to Genocide." Atlantic Monthly. September 2001.

Power, Samantha. "A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide. New York: Harper, 2003.

Prunier, Gerard. The Rwanda Crisis: History of a Genocide. New York: Columbia UP, 1995.

Reeves, Eric. A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide. Toronto: Key Pub. House, 2007.

Report of the Independent Inquiry into the Actions of the United Nations during the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Rexroat, Julianne A. "Read Our History: Postcolonial Identity in Hotel Rwanda." Thesis: Arizona State University, 2006.

Rickey, Carrie. "Running a hotel, and a refuge from death." Philadelphia Inquirer 7 January 2005.

Rollins, Peter C. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.

Ronge, Barry. "In the eye of the storm." Sunday Times (South Africa) 12 June 2005: 42.

Rusesabagina, Paul, with Tom Zoellner. An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography. New York: Penguin Group, 2006.

Rusesabagina, Paul. "Rusesabagina Responds to Rwandan Government Book on Hotel Rwanda. EUX.TV. That's "article [cap I] in the link)

Rwafa, Urther. "Film Representations of the Rwandan Genocide." African Identities 8.4 (2010): 389-408.

Rwanda Development Gateway

"Rwanda's Genocide: 15 Years Later." The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Committee on Conscience.

"Rwanda: How the genocide happened." BBC News. 18 December 2008.

Rwanda: The Wake of a Genocide. SciCentral.

"Rwanda; Why All This Fuss Over 'Hotel Rwanda'?" [The Nation] Africa News 5 April 2008.

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Rwandan Genocide Survivors Organizations. AVEGA-AGAHOZO: Association of Genocide Widows.

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"The Rwandan Genocide: A Critical Re-Evaluation." Spec. issue of African Identities 8.4 (2010).

Saunders, D. J. M. "The Last Cockroach: The De- and Rehumanizing of Culture in Cinema." Bright Lights Film Journal 51 (Feb 2006).

Scherrer, Christian P. Genocide and Crisis in Central Africa: Conflict Roots, Mass Violence and Regional War. Westport: Praeger, 2002.

Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 2005.

Snow, Keith Harmon. "Hotel Rwanda: Hollywood and Holocaust in Central Africa."

Straus, Scott. The Order of Genocide: Race, Power, and War in Rwanda. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006.

Through the Eyes of Children: The Rwanda Project

Torchin, Leshu. "Hotel Rwanda." Cineaste 30.2 (2005): 46-48.

Tors, Vivian. "Camouflage and Exposure." Canadian Medical Association. 29 April 2003.

The Triumph of Evil. Written by Steve Bradshaw and Ben Loeterman. PBS, 1999.

Trotten, Samuel. "The Scourge of Genocide: Issues Facing Humanity Today and Tomorrow." Social Education 63.2 (1999): 116-18.

Uraizee, Joya. "Darkening the Gaze: Representing Ethnic Conflict in Alfredo Jaar's Let There Be Light and Terry George's Hotel Rwanda." In the Jaws of the Leviathan: Genocide Fiction and Film. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

Vambe, Maurice Taonezvi. "Exploring the Communicative Function of Light, Sound and Colour in Hotel Rwanda." Journal of African Cinemas 3.1 (2011): 43-49.

Williams, Randall. "A Duty to Intervene: On the Cinematic Constitution of Subjects for Empire in Hotel Rwanda." The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2010.

Wilmington, Michael. "Movie review: 'Hotel Rwanda'" Chicago Tribune 20 December 2004.