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I AM CONGO: Cinematic Look at Daily Life

I AM CONGO series directed by David Mboussou, brings cinematic grandeur to daily life in Congo. Directors / Executive producers / DOP : David Mboussou & Juan Ignacio Davila Produced by Daniele Sassou Nguesso Production company : SPOA FILMS Production assistant : Emilie Lucas Starring Brice Djamboult Editing : Charlotte…
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I Am Walé Respect Me

Patrick Willocq is a self taught photographer who lived and worked in  the Democratic Republic of  Congo for over 7 years. Willocq's describes his latest art project I Am Walé Respect Me, his motivation to experiment with art photography.. I've always been fascinated by Ekonda pygmies because I feel they have…
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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…
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The New African Photography

Premiering 22 April 2013 on Al Jazeera English on Artscape, The New African Photography looks at this fast-changing continent through the eyes of its most acute observers: its photographers. Few regions remain as photographically misrepresented as Africa, but this six-part series profiles the continent’s latest generation of photographers, who are taking back control of their image…
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Kinshasa Mboka Te [FR]

Sights, sounds and culture of Kinshasa. Found via Africa is a Country. Coproduction: Antenne A (Kinshasa), DL Multimédia (Lubumbashi), Sens Uniek Raffi Aghekian(Bruxelles) Producteur: Raffi Aghekian Réalisateur: Douglas Ntimasiemi Kinshasa 2012. Nous sommes au Congo. Au coeur de la capitale mythique. Chaque matin, toute une vie s’organise, tout un système se met en…
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War Witch

War witch is a Canadian film writeen and directed by Kim Nguyen. The film stars Rachel Mwanza, in her first role. Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona a 14-year-old girl tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when…
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White Elephants

White Elephants, (nzoku ya pembe) is an upcoming documentary on the  Central Post-Office and its employees in Kinshasa, DR Congo. [box]This grandiose relic of the colonial past has trapped its employees in a frozen timewarp from which they are planning their escape.From past to present, through the cracks in the walls, and…
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Rangers of Virunga

The Rangers of Virunga is a photo essay by world renowed photographer Brent Stirton taken in Congo. This magnificent photo doc is a microcosm of what is going on throughout the continent. His essay catalogues the issues Africa faces with the environment, aid, humanitarian and refugee crisis, deforestation, wildlife protection, religion and…
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Baudoin Mouanda

For those out in London this month, Congolese Photographer Baudouin Mouanda’s first UK solo exhibition takes place at South London’s Gasworks until September. Mouanda’s images capture the everyday lives of Congolese Sapeurs, and explores the impact that Western or international culture has had on Congo’s urban subcultures.   Sapeurs, are…
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