For twenty years, the victims of the Six Day War in Kisangani, DRC, have been fighting for recognition of the conflict, condemnation of the belligerents and financial compensations. Appalled by the indifference of their rulers, they decide to embark on a perilous journey on the Congo River to Kinshasa, capital of the country, to make their voice heard.
Dieudo HAMADI trained in cinema by attending several documentary workshops. He first made two short documentaries Dames en attente (awarded at Cinéma du Réel in Paris in 2009) and Tolérance zéro, screened at many festivals abroad. He went on to direct 4 feature documentary films, Atalaku (2013), Examen d’Etat (2014), Maman Colonelle (2017), and Kinshasa Makambo (2018). In 2018, he received the True Vision Award in True/False (USA) for lifetime achievement.