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Love Radio – Episodes of Love and Hate

A transmedia documentary about the process of reconciliation in post-genocide Rwanda. It consists of an online documentary, tap stories (short stories especially for smartphones) and an exhibition.

‘Love Radio’ walks the line between fact and fiction. At first glance, it tells a linear fairy-tale-like story, based on radio soap ‘Musekeweya’. But a closer look reveals the complex reality of modern Rwanda.

Hate campaigns in the media were at the heart of the genocide. Today, ‘Musekeweya’ broadcasts a message of reconciliation on the same frequency that in 1994 incited the population to kill.

A multi-disciplinary project team worked on the documentary, which offers an unparalleled cinematic experience in seven episodes.

Love Radio

Installation shots: Christian van der Kooy