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Zaïre [videorecording] : le cycle du serpent = the cycle of the serpent / un film de Thierry Michel ; produit par Christine Pireaux ; scénario et réalisation, Thierry Michel.

Other Title:
Zaire, the cycle of the serpent
Publication:
New York, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, 1992.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 1960-
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
French dialogue, English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Documents five weeks in Kinshasa, chronicling life in the capital city and revealing the disparities in its social fabric. In addition to bourgeois traders, religious and military figures, we see beggars, transients and social outcasts, and Zaireans grieving for their dead, martyrs to an iron-gloved dictator.
Credits:
Photography, Michel Techy; editor, Pilar Morales; music, Bashita Kabongo.
Notes:
Videocassette release of the 1992 motion picture, produced by les Films de la Passerelle, le Centre de l'Audiovisuel de Bruxelles, la RTBF, la SEPT and Zeaux Productions.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Michel, Thierry, 1952- , Author, Director
Pireaux, Christine. , Producer
Films de la passerelle (Firm) , Producer
First Run/Icarus Films. , Distributor
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
35217062
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