Kinshasa mboka té

  • Kinshasa mboka té
Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2013
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 52 (in minutes)

Kinshasa mboka té... A city that exceeds the norm beyond anything we could imagine. It is a paradox and a spectacle, sometimes completely disjoined, with an approach to life and to survival that reinvents itself each day. Just when we think we have tamed it, it reacts in a way that is completely unpredictable. People there are solid as a rock yet fragile as crystal. Kinshasa mboka té… A city or not a city? A place where order and disorder straddle each other. Life there is a crazy race. One has got to remain alert, awake, never sleep. Kinshasa belongs to no one, but at the same time to everyone. It is all smoke and mirrors. What people experience there can never be experienced anywhere else - a total vibration. Each person lends it a particular colour, an interpretation. Kinshasa mboka té…

"Kinshasa mboka té" = Kinshasa, wicked land

A film by Douglas Ntimasiemi

Congo DRC, 2013, Doc, 52mins


* Avant-première Bruxelles - Théâtre Molière (24/01/2013)
* Avant-première Kinshasa - Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles (10/04/2013)
* Avant-première Lubumbashi - Halle de l'Étoile (13/04/2013)

* Millenium International Documentary Festival - Brussels - Belgium (31/05/2013 - 09/06/2013) - official competition
* A Film for Peace International Festival - Gorizia - Italy (06/06/2013 - 07/06/2013) - official selection


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • 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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