KINSHASA MAKAMBO

A long-feature documentary by Dieudo Hamadi

Duration

74, 60, 52 and 47 min

Year

2018

Summary

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.

Coproductions

Arte France, RTS, Al Jazeera, Kiripifilms (RD Congo), Alva Film (Switzerland), Bärbel Mauch Film (Germany), Flimmer Film (Norway).

Supports

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)

International sales

AndanaFilms

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