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<p>The Ingoma Nysha Drummers are an all-female drumming troupe in Rwanda that is the subject of a documentary “Sweet Dreams” by Lisa and Rob Fruchtman. </p>

The Ingoma Nysha Drummers are an all-female drumming troupe in Rwanda that is the subject of a documentary “Sweet Dreams” by Lisa and Rob Fruchtman.

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Sweet Dreams: Documentary film examines all-female drumming troupe

One survivor of the Rwandan Civil War in 1994, theater director Kiki Katese, determined to do something to alleviate the suffering, asked, "How do you rebuild a human being?" So, she founded Ingoma Nshya (meaning "new drum, new kingdom"), an all-female drumming troupe comprised of both Tutsis and Hutus, with admission being conditioned on checking one’s tribal allegiance at the door.