Congo, My Precious
52 Minutes / 2017 / English / Directed by Anastasia Trofimova
Congo, My Precious is an impactful portrait of human suffering. Its subjects are burdened by the ghosts of their past, and they long for normal lives free from terror and insurmountable economic hardship.
O Poema Imperfeito / The Imperfect Poem
40 Minutes / 2018 / Portuguese with English subtitles / Directed by: Zulmira Coimbra
The destruction of nature is considered a recent phenomenon. But long before the industrial revolution, what we believed to be the untouched nature, or the perfect poem, was not perfect anymore. When the palaeontologists started to dig up fossils, they revealed an extremely rich megafauna that became extinct as the human beings colonised the different continents.
The Cathedral Forest
45 Minutes / 2007 / English / Directed by: Patrick Rouxel
This film was commissioned by the WWF Gabon, both to raise awareness on the plight of the elephants who are being decimated for their tusks, and to promote the efforts of the eco-guards dedicated to the protection of the Minkebe forest.