Accolades

• Crystal Bear Generation K-Plus Best Film winner, Berlinale International Film Festival 2020
• Gryphon Award for Generator +16 for Best Film, Giffoni Film Festival 2020
• Best Film nominee, Durban International Film Festival 2019

Synopsis

Rwanda, 1973. Our Lady of the Nile is a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched 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.

Original Title

Notre Dame Du Nile

Director

Atiq Rahimi

Country

France

Age classification

15+