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100 Days is a 2001 drama film directed by Nick Hughes and produced by Hughes and Eric Kabera. The film is a dramatization of events that happened during the Rwandan genocide in 1994. The title of the film is a direct reference to the length of time that passed from the beginning of the genocide on 6 April until it ended in mid-July 1994.

100 Days
Directed byNick Hughes
Produced byNick Hughes
Eric Kabera
Written byNick Hughes
Music byCecile Kayiregawa
Steve Parr
Sharon Rose
CinematographyNick Hughes
Edited byKavila Matu
Release date
  • 1 February 2001 (2001-02-01) (US)
  • 13 September 2001 (2001-09-13) (TIFF)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom, Rwanda

The film was the first feature film made about the 1994 genocide and focuses on the life of a young, refugee Tutsi girl and her attempts to find safety while the genocide is taking place.[1] It was shot at locations where the Rwandan Genocide actually occurred.[2]


  1. ^ Bloomfield, Steve (30 August 2007). "Welcome to Hillywood: how Rwanda's film industry emerged from genocide's shadow - Africa, World - The Independent". London: Retrieved 28 February 2009.
  2. ^ Gladstone, Brooke. "On The Media: Transcript of " "100 Days in Rwanda" " (November 22, 2002)". Archived from the original on 9 January 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2009.

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