Colonel Honorine Manyole, commonly known as "Mama Colonel," works for the Congolese police force and heads the unit for the protection of minors and the fight against sexual violence. Having worked for 15 years in Bukavu, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, she learns she is transferred to Kisangani. There, she finds herself faced with new challenges. Through the portrait of this extraordinarily brave and tenacious woman, who fights for justice to be done, this film addresses the issue of violence towards women and children in the DRC and the difficulty of overcoming the past war.
Q&A Guests: Dieudo Hamadi, Col. Honorine Manyole
Director: Dieudo Hamadi
Congo | France
Language: Lingala | Swahili with English subtitles
Vouchers must be redeemed for a hard ticket, based on availability. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the event. Festival Pass holders receive priority seating in advance of individual ticket holders. No late seating once feature film has begun.
Categories: All Shows , Outside Presenter
Parental Advisory: This film contains mature content; rape, child abuse