Kiripi Katembo

Kiripi Katembo

Congelese artist Kiripi Katembo begun his career as a painter before moving to what he is mostly known for, photography and film. In 2008 he created his first film with a mobile phone Voiture en Carton.  The film gained international acclaim. Since then Katembo became the first Congolese filmaker invited to the Berlinale and has directed two short films including Kinshasa Symphony and Après la mine.

” I am a writer who writes with a camera.”






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  1. Thariorising

    July 29, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    Amazing! However, I believe he directed “SYMPHONY KINSHASA” not “KINSHASA SYMPHONY.”
    “KINSHASA SYMPHONY” was directed by Claus Wischmann and Martin Baer –

    I could be wrong. Perhaps, it is a translation thing.

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