Library Highlight: New films on Congolese society by Dieudo Hamadi

Kinshasa MakamboDieudo Hamadi belongs to a new generation of contemporary African filmmakers. Born in 1984 in Kisangani, the Democratic Republic of Congo is still his home. Initially studying medicine, he later learned filmmaking through various documentary and editing workshops in Brussels and Paris. Hamadi now has his own production company, Kiripifilms. The ASCL Library recently acquired his two most recent documentary films. They are the subject of our latest Library Highlight!