Films

Dimanche a Brazzaville (2011)

Sunday in Brazzaville

Art/ Poetry/ Spoken Word / 50m / Feature / Documentary

Synopsis

Forget about war and suffering and discover a different side of Congo. The sapeurs adhere to a subculture of high fashion. They may be surrounded by extreme poverty but as Yves Saint Laurent, President of the Sapeur Association, explains, they’re always dressed impeccably in Versace or Prada. Rapper Cheriff Bakala, is working on recording his first album in a country with almost no producers. Meanwhile wrestler Palmas Ya Ya, is relying on voodoo and faith to help him defeat younger, stronger opponents….

Directed by Adrai Mones, Enric Bach

Info

Languages
French
English Subtitles
Location
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Produced
Congo, Spain
Regions
Central Africa