Hundreds of young revolutionaries take to the streets of Kinshasa when Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, refuses to relinquish power at the end of his second term. Protests are met with violence from the authorities but the battle for free elections and democracy cannot be repressed.
Congolese director Dieudo Hamadi follows three men at the heart of the resistance as they fight to forge a new path for their beloved country. A film with incredible access and unique insight, Kinshasa Makambo is a tense and urgent chronicle of a generation’s struggle to have their voice heard.
Part of Open City Documentary Festival - London's leading documentary festival bringing audiences, filmmakers and industry professionals together for a celebration of creative non-fiction cinema - 4th-9th September.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.
Winner: Tim Hetherington Award, Sheffield DocFest
Winner: True Vision Award, True/False Film Festival