Congo Kitoko: A Celebration of Congolese Art and Culture
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October 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by Tabilulu Productions and Friends of the Congo
Join us for a vibrant, interactive showcase of Congolese artists who will share their poetry, dance, music, and films. There will be food, drinks, and a special, live performance by Congolese singer, songwriter, and recording artist DPretty.
Les Gazelles Africaines II (dance)
Nkumu Katalay (Dance history)
Irene N’kanza (Poetry)
Danielle Diakanwa (Presentation Congo initiative)
Shana Mongwanga (Paintings)
Moyindo Mpongo (Actor)
Natu Makombo (Photography)
AWA, Dir. Déborah Basa, 2019, 30 min
ATA NDELE, Dir. Malkia Mutiri, 20 min
EDEN, Dir. Patrick Ken Kalala 13 min
QUEL AVENIR?, Dir. Ronny Musikitele, 5 min ***Sneak Preview***
Congo Kitoko is presented as part of Congo in Harlem 11.
Congo in Harlem is an annual series of films and special events at Maysles Documentary Center, focused on the Democratic Republic of Congo. Each year we present a diverse program that challenges assumptions and encourages critical thinking — but most importantly, we want people to have fun!