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A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali
In Rwanda in the 1990s, Bernard Valcourt, a Canadian, spends time at a hotel frequented by many other foreign nationals. Valcourt is trying to set up a television station and to draw attention to the AIDS crisis that is raging, officially ignored, in Kigali and elsewhere in Rwanda. However, he finds himself in a precarious position. He does not truly understand the crisis he is committed to exploring. He does not understand, for example, the complicat...