The Bride

The Bride

International Forum

COUNTRY: Rwanda YEAR: 2023 RUNTIME: 73 min

DIRECTED BY: Myriam U. Birara

LANGUAGE(S): Kinyarwanda

SUBTITLES: English

CAST: Sandra Umulisa, Aline Amike, Daniel Gaga

PRODUCED BY: Myriam U. Birara, Kivu Ruhorahoza

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Bora Shingiro

EDITED BY: Gashonga Ka Hangu

SCREENINGS

SYNOPSIS

Rwanda, 1997. Three years after the genocide against the Tutsi minority, Eva is kidnapped by a stranger and raped. Her aunts agree to a forced marriage. When Eva finds a confidante in the form of the man’s cousin, she discovers the family’s traumatic past.

Myriam U. Birara

Myriam U. Birara was born in Masisi, Zaire, nowadays Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 1992. She is a visual artist and filmmaker. THE BRIDE is her feature-length debut.

Home (2021), The Bride (2023)

PRODUCTION: Urugori Films, Kivu Ruhorahoza

WORLD SALES: Myriam U. Birara