Alternate Titles: Notre-Dame du Nil
Atiq Rahimi, Ramata Sy
Amanda Mugabekazi, Albina Kirenga, Pascal Greggory
Adapted from the novel "Our Lady of the Nile" by Scholastique Mukasonga, Prix Renaudot 2012
Our Lady of the Nileis a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched high on a hill, where teenage girls are groomed to be the Rwandan elite. Graduation on the horizon, they share the same dormitory, the same dreams and concerns.
But throughout the country as well as within the school, deep-seated antagonisms rumble. Changing these young girls’ lives – and the entire nation – forever.