For two decades, the victims of the Six-Day War in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been fighting in Kisangani for the recognition of this bloody conflict and demanding compensation. Tired of unsuccessful pleas, they have finally decided to voice their claims in Kinshasa, after a long journey down to the Congo River.
Dieudo Hamadi was born in Kisangani (Democratic Republic of Congo) in 1984 and studied medicine in 2005-2008. He then attended several documentary workshops. Dieudo Hamadi is author of two short docs, Ladies in Waiting and Zero Tolerance that caught the attention of several festivals in Europe (Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam) and Canada (Toronto). Ladies in Waiting received the “Pierre and Yolande Perrault” scholarship at Cinema du Réel (Paris) in 2009. He then directed four feature length films that gave him worldwide recognition.