Rising Up At Night

    • Nelson MAKENGO
    • Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Belgium
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


    As Congo launches the construction of Africa’s largest power plant on the Congo River, Kinshasa finds itself in darkness and its people struggle for access to light.

    Project information

    Supported with €40000 for Europe: International Co-production 2021
    Supported with €17500 for Classic: Production & postproduction 2020
    Countries of production
    Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Belgium
    Countries of co-production
    Burkina Faso
    Production status
    In production
    Estimated length
    90 min


    Nelson MAKENGO
    Dada Kahindo for Mutotu Productions, Rosa Spaliviero for Twenty Nine Studio & Production
    Florian Schewe for Film Five GmbH, Michel K. Zongo for Diam Production

    About IDFA Bertha Fund


    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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