It's a sad state of affairs when it takes a movie to teach the general public about a horrendous catastrophe that occurred just a few years earlier. THE KILLING FIELDS (1984) brought the horror of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge to much of the world, and this powerful chronicle of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, during which an estimated one million people were murdered in a matter of months, intends to do the same. Kigali, Rwanda, 1994. After decades of provocation by Belgian colonists, tensions between Rwanda's once-favored ethnic minority, the Tutsis, and the resentful Hutu majority reach a murderous pitch. Uncontrollable bands of Hutu militiamen violently harass Tutsis...