Survivors of, and relatives of those killed, in the 1994 school massacre portrayed in the film attended the screening Monday night, the BBC reported.
Rwandan Culture Minister Habineza Joseph said participating in the film was a "rewarding experience" for his people.
"The story that is told in the film is an important contribution to this country's recent history and I believe can help in the process of reconciliation that we have been building in Rwanda for more than a decade," he added.
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