Chop My Money

  • Chop My Money
Genre : Biography
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2014
Format : Short
Running time : 13 (in minutes)

Patient, Guillain and David have nothing to lose and everything to gain... so get the fuck out of their way. Director Theo Anthony's vibrantly stylized doc follows three street kids in the Eastern Congo, who share their dreams and philosophies to the rhythm of Montreal-based musician Dirty Beaches.

A film by Theo Anthony

2014, Congo | short | 13 minutes

related: Next Wave, Crime, Documentary, Violence, Afrocentric, Poverty

Country: Congo
Year: 2014
Language: English/Swahili
Runtime: 13 minutes
Rating: 14A
Twitter: @ProxyDreams

Principal Cast: Manu "Patient" Bahiti Jean Christophe, Guillain Paluku, David Muhindo

Director: Theo Anthony
Screenplay: Theo Anthony
Cinematographer: Theo Anthony
Editor: Theo Anthony
Sound: Jack Goodman
Music: Alex Zhang Hungtai

Executive Producer: Theo Anthony
Producer: Allen Amani
Production Company: Theo Anthony Productions, LLC

2014 | 39ème Festival de Toronto, Canada
* Selection - Short Cuts International Programme 1
* Premiere Status: World Premiere


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  • 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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