Open Heart

Open Heart


Open Heart | | | | 52 min

An Oscar-nominated documentary of eight Rwandan children who leave their families behind and embark on a life-or-death journey to receive high-risk open-heart surgery in Africa’s only free-of-charge, state-of-the-art cardiac hospital, the Salam Centre.


Academy Awards, USA 2013, Nominated Best Documentary, Short Subject

Aspen Shortsfest 2013, Audience Recognition

Boulder International Film Festival 2013, Best Documentary Short Film

Newport Beach Film Festival 2013, Best Short Documentary