DOWNSTREAM TO KINSHASA
DOWNSTREAM TO KINSHASA

DOWNSTREAM TO KINSHASA

Director Dieudo Hamadi

Production year 2020

Length 90min.

Country Congo/France/Belgium

screenings

04 Oct 2021 20․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall
04 Oct 2021 20․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

SYNOPSIS

For two decades, the victims of the Six-Day War in the – Democratic Republic of Congo have been fighting in Kisangani for the recognition of this bloody conflict and demanding compensation. Tired of unsuccessful pleas, they have finally decided to voice their claims in Kinshasa, after a long journey down the Congo River. 

Awards

Special Mention - Amplify Voices Award | Toronto IFF, Canada, 2020

Gilda Vieira de Mello Award | IFF and Forum on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, 2021

Audience Choice Award | Minneapolis St. Paul IFF, USA, 2021

Big Stamp | ZagrebDox, Croatia, 2021

CAST & CREW

Dieudo Hamadi
Dieudo Hamadi

Director

Producer(s)

Quentin Laurent, Frédéric Féraud, Dieudo Hamadi

Script

Dieudo Hamadi

Director of Photography

Dieudo Hamadi

Sound

Silvan Aketi, Dieudo Hamadi

Edit

Hélène Ballis, Catherine Catella

Production company(ies)

Kiripifilms, Les Films de l'oeil sauvage, Les Productions de l'Oeil Sauvage

Dieudo Hamadi

Dieudo Hamadi was born in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. He studied medicine for three years before moving into filmmaking. He has since directed the documentary short Ladies in Waiting, the documentary feature Atalaku, and the Festival selection National Diploma, etc.. Downstream to Kinshasa (20) is his latest film.


Filmography

Ladies in Waiting (2010, doc.), Atalaku (2013, doc.), National Diploma (2014, doc.), Mama Colonel (2017, doc.), Kinshasa Makambo (2018, doc.), Downstream to Kinshasa (2020).

FILMS 2021