The Killer Within
From the Visual History Archive
Kizito Kalima on coming to America
Impact in Profile
Meet Kizito Kalima
In the Spring 2014 issue of PastForward, USC screenwriting professor Ted Braun discusses Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing and what it brings to our understanding of violence.
Kizito Kalima speaks on how he received an athletic scholarship while living in a refugee camp, which eventually led to his immigration to America. He also describes how playing basketball was a positive outlet for him as a young man.
Rwandan Tutsi Genocide survivor Kizito Kalima visited Los Angeles to see how his testimony is being used to educate millions of students around the world.
(Pictured: Kalima and his family's photo, displayed in the USC Shoah Foundation office)