Project Description

Kivu Ruhorahoza

McMillan-Stewart Fellow 2022-23

Kivu Ruhorahoza is an award-winning Rwandan filmmaker. Kivu’s work has been showcased at festivals including Berlinale, Sundance, Karlovy Vary, TriBeCa, IDFA, Rotterdam, Sydney, Rio and renowned museums and venues such as the Tate Modern (as part of Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun project) and the MoMA. His films include Father’s Day (Berlinale Encounters Competition, 2022), the docufiction Europa (IDFA Feature Competition 2019), the dramas Things of the Aimless Wanderer (Sundance 2015), and Grey Matter (TriBeCa 2011 in World Narrative Competition).

Kivu Ruhorahoza has also published short stories at Les Editions Magellan in Paris and Chimurenga in South Africa.

Kivu’s upcoming projects include the documentary Big Machine on the life of a Rwandan wheelchair basketball player and Microfictions, an anthology comedy on the theme of self-realization in modern Rwanda.