TOUR DRC 2017 – KAYENE

Once more, congolese political illustrator Kayene accompanied the crew during the DRC Tour in July 2017 with pen and paper. Kayene already has been Court Artist during the Hearings in Bukavu in 2015 and one year later, he spend three months in Cologne, Germany to join the team of Monokel as lead artist for the documentary game “Witness J”. A selection of his drawings and…

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TOUR DRC 2017 – PEOPLES VOICES

Right after the symposia in the DR Congo, journalist Patricia Corniciuc recorded first impressions and reactions of the audience. “That was a last cry for help. What are you waiting for? Raise up! If the congolese people doesn’t have dignity any more, it’s dead. That’s what we understood watching this film. I’m not scared anymore. I’m ready to die for my country.” stated Bernard Kalune…

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BOOK RELEASE – THE CONGO TRIBUNAL @ VERBRECHER VERLAG

Today, the accompanying book “THE CONGO TRIBUNAL” has been officially released by Berlin based Verbrecher Verlag. The book contains the most important testimonies, statements by the international jury (including the Africa correspondent Colette Braeckman, human rights activist Saran Kaba Jones, Snowden lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck, sociologist Saskia Sassen, politician and artist Marc-Antoine Vumilia and the conflict research specialist Harald Welzer), the summing-up of the judge as…

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LOCARNO 2017 PRESS

“Man kann Dinge ändern“ – SRF “Ein Berner Regisseur sorgt am Locarno Festival für einen Grossauflauf“ – BERNER ZEITUNG “Ein starkes Plädoyer gegen Ungerechtigkeit und das Vergessen“ – LUZERNER ZEITUNG “Ungeahnte Wirklichkeitseffekte“ – WOZ “Das Kongo Tribunal ist nicht vorbei, wenn der Film endet“ – KINO-ZEIT “Warum ging man mit dem Kongo Tribunal nicht auf die Piazza Grande?“ – JOURNAL 21 “Die immergleichen Anschuldigungen“ –…

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WORLDPREMIERE @ LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL “Semaine de la Critique”

On august 6th, our documentary “The Congo Tribunal” had its World Premiere at the „Semaine de la Critique“ in Locarno. Presented by director Milo Rau and the whole production crew, the sold out screenings attracted the attention of a major audience. Accompanied by the Tribunal President Jean-Louis Gilissen, Jury Member Colette Braeckmann and presidential candidate Vital Kamerhe, the film encouraged further widespread discussions. And even…

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