Radio Congo

A documentary by Philippe Ayme

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 53 min I Kikongo, kibunda, french

2019

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Synopsis

Idiofa, a remote village two days away from Kinshasa, in the heart of the DRC. In the run-up to a historical national election, the Nsemo community radio leads a fight to raise the people’s awareness. With the dry season looming and power outages increasing, the villagers’ commitment is needed: if their only connection to the outside world is to survive, they must give up a share of their palm oil harvest to fuel the radio’s engine. 

Team:

Written & directed by Philippe Ayme

DOP: Philippe Ayme

Sound : Olivier Dandré

Editor: Floriane Allier

Original Music: David Trescos with participation of Clinic Rodéo

Sound editing: Louis Molinas

Re-recordin mixer: Thomas Besson

Color Grading: Olivier Dassonville

Production : Claire Babany et Eléonore Boissinot

Distribution : Béliane

Partners & supports:

In coproduction with Public Sénat, Lyon Capitale TV (France) and Atelier Atlas, with the support of the CNC, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, Procirep Angoa, SCAM Brouillon d’un rêve grant, SACEM music grant


Selected at the 2017 Sheffield MeetMarket
Sales agent: Beliane 

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Festivals :

FIFF Namur (campus) 2019 | Lumières d’Afrique Besançon (competition) 2019 | “Beyond Borders” Award @ Traces de vie Festival Clermont-Ferrand 2019 | Bobines Sociales 2020 | Interférences Festival Lyon 2020 I International Festival of Documentary Films at Saint-Louis du Sénégal 2020

 

Selected by Les Toiles du Doc et Savoie-Biblio regional screening circuits.

Broadcasts:

 

Public Sénat on May 25, 2019 at 9pm + Aug 9 and 23 at 6pm & Lyon Capitale TV on July 26 at 9pm

Events:

Cinema screenings on Wed Aug 28, 2019 at 8:20pm / Fri Aug 30 at 3:10pm / Sun Sept 1 at 3:10pm / Tuesday Sept 3 at 8:20pm  @ Espace St-Michel 75005 Paris,  the whole program here and more info there.  Screenings @ Quai Branly Museum & La Clef Cinema, Paris (January 2020).

They talk about it: Afrikarabia, Télérama (TT)

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