Eat Bitter

    • Pascale Appora-Gnekindy, Ningyi Sun
    • United States
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    Logline

    During a civil war in the Central African Republic, a Chinese construction manager and local African laborer work on opposite ends of the spectrum to construct a sparkling new bank building. As deadlines loom, unexpected twists threaten their jobs, relationships, and plans for a better life.

    Project information

    Selected for
    IDFA Forum 2021
    Countries of production
    United States
    Countries of co-production
    Central African Republic
    Production status
    In production

    Credits

    Director
    Pascale Appora-Gnekindy, Ningyi Sun
    Production
    Mathieu Faure
    Executive producer
    Steve Dorst
    Co-production
    Orphé Zaza Emmanuel Bamoy for OAZ Picture Entertainment, Pascale Appora-Gnekindy for Kea-Kwis Production, Steve Dorst for Rad Angel Productions
    Financier
    Sundance Film Institute, Hot Docs Blue Ice Documentary Fund, IDFA Bertha Fund, Documentary Africa, AfriDocs, NFVF

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