Zaire, Cycle of the Serpent

Genre : Political
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1992
Format : Feature

ZAIRE, THE CYCLE OF THE SERPENT visits the capital city of Kinshasa,
exposing disparities in its social fabric. This film reveals bourgeois traders, the religious and military figures; but also captured on film are beggars, transients, social outcasts and Congolese grieving for their dead, martyrs to an iron-gloved dictator.

A Film by Thierry Michel

✮ Special Jury Prize, 1992 Nyon Film Festival (Switzerland)

✮ North/South Gold Screen Prize, 1992 Vues d'Afrique (Montreal)

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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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