AB in Communication
Des Mille Collins Hotel, where Paul Rusesabagina work as a hotel manager. He is a Hutu who doesn’t support the Hutu violence and rebellion against Tutsi. Paul bribes military men with money and alcohol so he and his Tutsi family and also the refugees will be protected. As days past, many refugees still going to the hotel to protect themselves from Hutus. Some of them that arrive are children from orphanage. In this, we can see how a good person is Paul. He doesn’t care about if you are a Hutu or a Tutsi because he cares for everybody. Paul teaches us here that, we must look to what is ethical in terms of our race. It doesn’t matter if you are black or white or even rich or poor.
Colonel Oliver from United Nation really tried his best to help Paul’ family and other Tutsi family to get out of Rwanda even if in the first place, the foreigners, and influential people are allowed to escape. And also because he sees how Paul take care of them.
When violence starts to grow, Paul asks for assistance to General Augustin Bizimungu. However Paul's bribes are no longer effective and he looks for another way of convincing the General. Paul blackmail him with threats of being tried as a war criminal. The General feeling so impotent helps Paul by going back for his family and hotel refugees to leave the hotel, which is being now attack, in a United Nations convoy.
In this movie, I see how radio was use by people to get updated about the rebellion. The head of the violence of Hutu speaks on radio that some Tutsi were going to leak Rwanda. And so Hutus that are listening attack them that become a mission abort of Tutsi.
There are also Medias in the film, they were Americans assigned to shoot in Rwanda to report what was happening. The videographer captured the very violent doings of Hutu.
In the end, Paul’s family and other Tutsi succeed to left Rwanda. I can never imagine how Paul take care of 1,268 Hutu and Tutsi in the...