KINSHASA NOW

Synopsis

Mika, 14, is kicked out of his home and finds himself in the streets of Kinshasa.

As the story unfolds, choices are offered. You decide what to do with the film.

The Kinshasa Now virtual reality film is an experience where the viewer is immersed, thanks to a 360 ° VR headset,

in the middle of the streets of Kinshasa while discovering the daily life of a street child.

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Technical sheet

Director: Marc-Henri Wajnberg

Cast: Mika Bangala, Vainqueur Kanga, David Lemba, Patrick Makambo, Chancelvie Kaponge

Duration: 7 to 25 minutes (interactive, 40 possibilities)

Year: 2020

A Wajnbrosse production

In co-production with RG & Créatifs Associés

(DR Congo), Wim Forceville (Belgium)
With the support of Le Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Creative Europe Media, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Wallimage Creative and Canada Media Fund, Belga Productions, Tax Shelter, UNICEF,  Amnesty International, Trust Merchant Bank, Fondation Jean-François Peterbroeck,  Groupe Forrest International, Wallonie-Bruxelles International.

 

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If Kinshasa Now works, it owes it to various reasons: the first is due to its casting (...). The second is the quality of his scripts. "

Le Vif

The experience is unimaginable and without comparison. The subject of the film is obviously deeply enriched. "

Cinestan

" Quite overwhelming choices and experiences that bring full awareness of the reality of street children "

Le Soir

One of the pioneers of interactive virtual reality films is Belgian director Marc-Henri Wajnberg, who shone this year at the Venice Film Festival with the educational film Kinshasa Now. "

Informuji

FESTIVALS

Venice Film Festival 2020 (Venice, Italy)

Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival 2020 (Jihlava, Czech Republic)

Festival dei Popoli 2020 (Florence, Italy)

Satis - 360 ° Film Festival 2020 (Paris, France)

Real World XR 2020 (Melbourne, Australia)

Better-Than-Reality Awards - VRFocus 2020 - Global Impact Category (London, UK)

Francophone Cinema Fortnight 2020 - Métis Francophonie Festival (Paris, France)

FIPADOC 2021 (Biarritz, France)

Crown Wood International Film Festival 2021 (Calcutta, India)

Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival 2021 (Berlin, Germany)

The Golden Age International Arthouse Film Festival 2021 (Calcutta, India)

Virgin Spring Cinefest 2021 (Calcutta, India)

The Druk International Film Festival 2021 (Paro, Bhutan)

Tagore International Film Festival 2021 (Bolpur, India)

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2021 (Manchester, UK)

Krimson Horyzon International Film Festival 2021 (Calcutta, India)

World Film Carnival 2021 (Singapore)

Sun of the East Awards 2021 - Category 360 - online

Austin Lift-Off Film Festival 2021 (Austin, US)

New Images Festival 2021 (Paris, France)

Buenos Aires International Film Festival - BUEIFF 2021 (Argentina)

Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival 2021 (Japan)

Sunny Side of the Doc 2021 (La Rochelle, France)

Alpinale 2021 (Austria)

Realtime Film Festival 2021 (Lagos, Nigeria)

Docville 2021 (Leuven, Belgium)

AWARDS

Grand Prix - Satis - 360 ° Film Festival 2020 (Paris, France)

Best Virtual Reality and 360 ° - Crow Wood International Film Festival 2021 (Calcutta, India)

Best Virtual Reality and 360 ° - The Golden Age International Arthouse Film Festival 2021 (Calcutta, India)

Gold Award - Virgin Spring Cinefest 2021 (Calcutta, India)

Best VR and 360 ° - The Druk International Film Festival 2021 (Paro, Bhutan)

Grand Prix - Tagore International Film Festival 2021 (Bolpur, India)

Gold Award - World Film Carnival 2021 (Singapore)

Best VR - Krimson Horyzon International Film Festival 2021 (Calcutta, India)

Best Virtual Reality - Buenos Aires International Film Festival - BUEIFF 2021 (Argentina)