Directed by Lisa Fruchtman and Rob Fruchtman
84 min | 2012 | USA | Not Rated
Presented in English and Kinyarwanda with English subtitles.
A remarkable group of Rwandan women defy the devastation of genocide to form the country’s first all-female drumming troupe and open the country’s first ice cream shop. Sweet Dreams interweaves intimate, heart-wrenching stories with joyous and powerful music to present a moving portrait of a country in transition.
Official Selection: 2012 DOC NYC, 2012 Silverdocs Documentary Festival, 2012 Mill Valley Film Festival, 2012 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, 2013 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
Learn more about Rwanda’s first and only ice cream shop, listen to NPR’s story on the shop and the women behind it here.