BREAKING GROUND Short Film Competition

BREAKING GROUND

World Premiere

Following the program, AFI Festivals Programmer Eric Moore leads a conversation between filmmakers Yi Tang (BLACK GOAT), Em Weinstein (IN FRANCE MICHELLE IS A MAN’S NAME), Seungee Kim (TIGER & OX), Erica Tremblay (LITTLE CHIEF), Inès Girihiwe (BREAKING GROUND), Johnson Cheng (LONELY BLUE NIGHT), Kimi Howl Lee (CHILD OF LAND).

Mistreated in her relationship, a young woman decides to change the course of her life, let go for once and do as she pleases.

Screens as part of SHORTS PROGRAM 3

Inès Girihirwe is a film writer and director based in Kigali, Rwanda. She is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree in filmmaking and is set to graduate in late 2020. Her work is inspired by different aspects of life, especially our innermost struggles. BREAKING GROUND is her first film.

Inès Girihirwe
ines.grhrw@gmail.com

Details

Country: Rwanda

Year: 2020

Director: Ines Girihirwe

Screenwriter: Ines Girihirwe

Producers: Mbabazi Aimé Philbert, Ishimwe Samuel

Director of Photography: Bora Shingiro

Editor: Richard Mugwaneza

Production Designer: Sonia Uwimbabazi

Music: Fever Ray

Cast/Featuring: Rosine Bazongere, Alphonse Karangwa, Leslie Irebe Karangwa, Cheryl Isheja, Natacha Muziramakenga, Micheline Muhimpundu

Running Time (minutes): 13

Language: Kinyarwanda

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