Tabu

Screens with:

The Sound of Masks

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This freewheeling short film introduces us to Tabu, an itinerant salesman of aphrodisiacs, who travels to Kinshasa to sell his goods. The camera accompanies him on his journey into the world of indigenous roots and powders and the colourful men he meets along the way who wish to supplement their sexual performance.

Guests

Nelson Makengo Director
Nelson Makengo graduated in Visual Communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa. After having participated in master classes in photography, residencies for documentary writing in Kinshasa, Saint Louis Senegal and a training course in Paris at the Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Métiers de l'image et du son (LaFemis);…

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SA Premiere Festival Guest African Short
Cape Town
Labia3
Tue 11 June / 8.30pm
Labia2
Thu 13 June / 6.30pm + Q&A
Johannesburg
Bio
Fri 14 June / 7pm
Director(s):
Nelson Makengo
Country:
DRC
Year:
2017
Duration:
15 minutes
Language(s):
Lingala