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Marie-Chantal’s life is split in two. She has lived half her life in Rwanda and the other half in Canada. She is a political refugee. Hyphen explores the notions of identity, attachments and the concept of ”home”.

French with English subtitles.

Director Biography

Laura Kamugisha is a filmmaker of Congo-Rwandan origin based in Montreal. Her films explore the notions of cultural identity, memories and intergenerational baggage all through poetic visuals. She's almost a graduating student in Film Production from Concordia. Her student film “Mitochondrial” was screened at Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2020. She is currently working on the writing of two short fiction films.
Laura Kamugisha
Laura Kamugisha
18 Minutes
Quebec, Canada
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