Black Earth Rising is a series that talks about a Rwandan investigator investigating the Rwandan Genocide that rocked the world in the early 90s. The series stars Michaela Cxoel, John Goodman, Tamara Tunie, Noma Dumezweni, Harriet Walter, Danny Sapani, Tyrone Huggins, Ronald Guttman and Lucian Msamati. Hugo Blick writes and directs the series.
Netflix is known for bringing out true crime in their series. The Big N is also home to several documentaries and films that talk about genocide and politically motivated crimes. So, Black Earth Rising is right up Netflix’s alley. The series will stream on Netflix from January 25.
Watch the trailer here: