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Sunday in Brazzaville

A documentary by Enric Bach & Adrià Monés, Spain/Congo-Brazzaville, 2011, 51 min.
Sunday in Brazzaville

 A young radio talk host, Carlos La Menace, unveils in his weekend show three figures of Congo’s capital, Brazzaville. The Sapeur Yves Saint Laurent, surrounded by extreme poverty, chooses elegance as a way of life. Cheriff Bakala is not a usual rapper. Mixes hip hop with Congolese folk, and uses local instruments, such as drums made up with water cans. Finally, Palmas Yaya, Brazzaville’s wrestling champion is relying on voodoo to defend its throne in a crucial moment of his life…

Winner of Audience Award at DocsBarcelona 2012

Winner of Best Documentary at Fingal Film Festival 2012

Festivals Selections:
BERGAMO FILM MEETING - MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE DEL CINEMA D'ESSAI (Italy)
CONTRO-SGUARDI: INTERNATIONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
LANGSTON HUGHES AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
MUESTRA DE DOCUMENTALES LUPA (Spain)
BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA BERLIN (Germany)
FINGAL FILM FESTIVAL (Ireland)
ETHNOCINECA - ETHNOGRAPHIC AND DOCUMENTARY FILMFEST VIENNA (Austria)
AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL AFRYKAMERA (Poland)
DEF - DAYS OF ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM (Slovenia)
ESPIELLO - MUESTRA DE DOCUMENTAL ETNOGRÁFICO DE SOBRARBE (Spain)
ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM FESTIVAL - ETNOFILM CROATIA (Croatia)
IT'S ALL TRUE - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Brazil)
AFRIKA FILMFESTIVAL (Belgium)
AFRICA WORLD DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
ALJAZEERA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Qatar)
SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

 

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