Rwanda Again is the latest documentary produced by Fabrica & RSI. It tells the story of survival and remembrance as a means for healing the wounds of Genocide. This film focuses on life in five key locations where these atrocities were perpetrated – an ore mine, sugarcane field, fishing lake, a cattle slaughterhouse and farms where life continues over grounds stained by violence and brutality.
A story of work and healing; of a people who have survived the ruins of genocide and must rebuild what they once had and what they must have; food, shelter, liberty and trust for fellow human beings. –fabrica.it
Lawrence Blankenbyl (Beachhaven, New Zealand, 1983) studied Graphic Design at AUT (Auckland University of Technology). He then worked first as director’s assistant and later as creative director at the film production
company The Sweet Shop, where he attended to different brands and companies.
In 2006 Lawrence was among the winners of a competition hosted each year by the NZ Designer Institute and the British Council, awarding the best young designers and becomes “New Zealand Design Ambassador”.
Lawrence’s work has been exhibited at the Dowse Museum in Wellington. Among the prizes obtained in his career, in 2008 he won, as one of the film directors of the Pet Shop Boys’ videoclip “Integral”, the Golden Lion at
Cannes and the Silver One Show Pencil.
From 2007 to May 2010 Lawrence was a resident at the Media department at Fabrica, where he realized several videos. His latest work is a documentary about Rwanda. Now he is based in Switzerland where he works in… read more