Eat Bitter 吃苦

    • Pascale Appora-Gnekindy, Ningyi Sun
    • Central African Republic, United States
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


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

    Project information

    Countries of production
    Central African Republic, United States
    Production status
    Rough cut stage
    Estimated length
    73 min


    Pascale Appora-Gnekindy, Ningyi Sun
    Pascale Appora-Gnekindy for Kea-Kwis Production, Orphé Zaza Emmanuel Bamoy for OAZ Picture Entertainment
    Steve Dorst for Rad Angel Productions

    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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