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    B

  • Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa - The story of the first international conference on Africa, which established its division amongst the European powers, and created Congo as a personal possession of the Belgian king.

  • Black Africa White Marble - A contemporary David-and-Goliath story that sheds a harsh light on the colonial past and troubled present of The Republic of Congo.

  • Boyamba Belgique - The day before Congo gained independence, the sabre of the Belgian king Baudouin was stolen by a young Congolese. Fifty years later the filmmakers search for him, and discover the meaning of his act.

  • C

  • Chronicle Of A Genocide Foretold - Shot over three years, CHRONICLE OF A GENOCIDE FORETOLD follows several Rwandans before, during, and after the 1994 genocide.

  • Congo in Four Acts Still
  • Congo in Four Acts - A quartet of short films (on one dvd) that lay bare the reality of everyday life in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Congo: The Doctor Who Saves Women - Tens of thousands of women have been raped during 20 years of war in eastern Congo.

    D

  • A Day with... - Eight African filmmakers each contribute a documentary portrait of the life of a different West African child. (new December, 2016)

  • K

  • Kigali Shaolin Temple - Kigali Shaolin Temple is a kung-fu club in Rwanda started by a group of orphans from the genocide. (new December, 2016)

  • L

  • Ladies in Waiting - A maternity clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo copes with its patients' lack of money while trying to provide the best-intentioned care.

  • The Last Colonials - A revealing visit with the last of Zaire's remaining white population.

  • M

  • Mali Blues - Four dynamic Malian musicians use their music to stand up to religious extremism. (new November, 2016)

  • Matamata and Pilipili - Reclaims an important episode in the history of Congolese popular culture, the Matamata and Pilipili series of colonial-era film comedies, while exploring the complex terrain of colonial relationships and media representations.

  • Mobutu - The definitive history and visual record of the rise and fall of Joseph Désiré Mobutu, ruler of Zaire (the Congo) for over 30 years.

  • N

  • National Diploma - A group of Congo's high school students desperately tries to pass their final exam in order to graduate. (new November, 2016)

  • R

  • A Republic Gone Mad - A different perspective on the Rwandan massacres derived from study of historical relations between the Tutsi and Hutu.

  • S

  • State of Mind - Therapist Albert Pesso trains mental-health care works in Kinshasa, Congo, in a technique to help genocide survivors overcome the traumas they witnessed and endured.

  • Z

  • Zaire, Cycle of the Serpent - Chronicles five weeks of life in Kinshasa, revealing the disparities in the capital city's social fabric.

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