Lee Isaac Chung – American Film Institute
Munyurangabo Film Still - Jeff Rutagengwa and Eric Ndorunkundiye

AFI Movie Club: MUNYURANGABO

The debut feature of acclaimed filmmaker and Academy Award® nominee Lee Isaac Chung (MINARI), MUNYURANGABO (2007) is an elegiac, neorealist drama that follows unlikely friends Sangwa (a Hutu) and Ngabo (a Tutsi) as they journey home nearly a decade after the Rwandan Genocide. The film screened at AFI FEST and won the Grand Jury Prize for...

AFI Movie Club: AFI AWARDS Honoree MINARI

"MINARI blossoms with hope in the beating heart of America. Lee Isaac Chung’s deeply personal saga is an ode to the unrelenting pressure of the pioneer spirit. Universal questions about home, pride and identity drive the narrative to touch both hearts and minds, as the Yi family dreams for more in a field of uncertainty. Steven Yeun...
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