A long-feature documentary by Dieudo Hamadi
74, 60, 52 and 47 min
Stalked for participating in the uprising against the third term of President Kabila in Jan. 2015, Ben flees to NYC. But in the US his application for asylum is rejected. Ben has to make a choice : stay illegally in the US, or go back to Congo to join clandestinely his friends. He decides to go back to Kinshasa.
Arte France, RTS, Al Jazeera, Kiripifilms (RD Congo), Alva Film (Switzerland), Bärbel Mauch Film (Germany), Flimmer Film (Norway).
CNC, Régions Ile-de-France et PACA, Procirep Angoa, OIF, World Cinema Fund, OFC, Cineforom et Loterie Romande, Vestnorst filmcenter, Fondation Un Monde par tous, Association 111111, Fondation Alterciné, Brouillon d’un rêve (SCAM). Developped with Eurodoc 2016.
Selection in festivals
True Vision Award at festival True/False
Berlinale (Panorama), Cinéma du Réel (Compétition internationale), Sheffield, Toronto HotDocs, RIDM, AFI Docs, Festival de Cinema Africano Tarifa/Tanger, Baatou Africa, Doc Buenos Aires, DocAviv, Beldocs (Serbie), Doc Cévennes, Open City (GB)