A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – A family listens to the radio in Rwanda. A popular soap opera called "Musekeweya," or "New Dawn," is conveying a message of healing and reconciliation in the country, where more than 800,000 people were massacred two decades ago.
A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – Dutch photographer Anoek Steketee teamed with filmmaker Eefje Blankevoort for a Web documentary about the radio show and how it relates to Rwandans today.
A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – "Almost everyone we spoke to on the streets knows the program and can name at least five characters," Steketee said.
A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – A studio microphone used by the actors of the radio show.
A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – A woman in Rwanda listens to "Musekeweya."
A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – The popularity of "Musekeweya" is evident in the amount of fan mail its makers receive.
A 'New Dawn' for Rwanda – Just as "Musekeweya" balances between fact and fiction, Steketee's photographs are not pure documentary. They serve, rather, as "a tool for the imagination," Steketee said.