Karabo is a survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, which claimed the life of her father and sisters, and now she is left alone and lonely in the midst of wounded hearts of Rwanda.

When Karabo goes to live with her paternal uncle Kamanzi, a colonel in the new army, she meets one of her uncle’s young escorts, Shema, another genocide survivor. Shema’s charm gives Karabo some jingling. She would surrender her heart to him, but it’s complicated –Shema knows only a part of her story. Shall she reveal the other part of her story?Hearts Among Ourselves is a story of love, hatred, and their intersection. Karabo and Shema, two grieving orphans, grow up in a torn society–caught between the world of the living and the dead, and the conflict between the Hutus and the Tutsis.

Some say love is like water–it flows with everything on its way. Will Karabo and Shema be swept up in its current or tossed to the shore?