The Hotel Rwanda release will help further the cause of the film. A portion of the DVD sales will go towards relief of the the struggle in Rwanda and Sudan. The DVD also comes with a postage paid envelope for donations.
As his country descends into madness, five-star-hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina sets out to save his family. But when he sees that the world will not intervene in the massacre of minority Tutsis, he finds the courage to open his hotel to over 1,200 refugees. Now, with a rabid militia at the gates, he must use his well-honed grace, flattery and cunning to protect his guests from certain death.
The DVD contains two audio commentaries and a theatrical trailer. The documentary Return to Rwanda and the featurette Message for Peace: Making Hotel Rwanda.
MGM will release the DVD on April 12th with a suggested retail price of $26.98.