Awa

  • Awa (Ici)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Awa !
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2020
Format : Short
Running time : 28 (in minutes)
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At only 12, Divine helps her mother sell omelets in a night market in Kinshasa. That evening their objective was to find enough to pay the school fees the next day to allow Divine to enter the classroom. Like every night, the two women have to face the demands of the customers and the suspicious atmosphere of the night. 

A film by Deborah Basa

Congo DRC, 2019, short fiction, 23'00, drama

starring Starlette Matata & Miriam Eale



Tags: Women filmmaker, politics

Country: The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Language: Lingala
Color: Color
Runtime: 26 min (The Democratic Republic Of Congo - Fickin)
Runtime: 23 min (Madagascar - RFC)
Budget: $50,000 (estimated)

Director: Deborah Basa (Deborah Basa Kabambi)
ScreenWriter: Deborah Basa Kabambi

Producer: Tshoper Kabambi
Co-Producers: Deborah Basa Kabambi, Giresse Kassonga

Production Companies:
Bimpa Productions
Ligne Verte Film
Gikas Films

*** PROJECTIONS / SCREENINGS ***
07/2020 | Congo Int. Film Festival, RDC
10/2020 | Congo in Harlem, USA
10/2020 | Ecrans Noirs, Yaoundé, Cameroon
12/2020 | Congo Filmz Festival, UK
12/2020 | RFC, Madagascar
11/2019 | Fickin, Kinshasa, DRC

2020 | 15th Rencontres du film court de Madagascar - RFC 2020 |
20-28 November 2020 | Antananarivo, Madagascar
* Critic Award

2020 | Festival Écrans Noirs, Yaoundé, Cameroon
* Selection

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