DRC: Will Change Come From The Youth?
Today, the Congolese people strive for democratic renewal. Among them, the young generation is the most hopeful; some of them have only known war. In the East, most LUCHA activists were born in the early 1990s, at a time when their region fell into a deadly conflict. As adults, they fight to maintain whatever peace remains in their country, convinced that it is the only path to build a democracy. What are the possibilities for emancipation and what role can peaceful youth movements play? Marlène Rabaud's film Congo Lucha tells of the commitment of these young activists, sometimes at the risk of their lives. This panel is also a tribute to Luc Nkulala, an LUCHA activist who was killed in 2018.
The debate will be held in French with simultaneous English translation.
Thursday 14 March
Espace Pitoëff - Théâtre
Co-presented with the TRIAL International, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, TV5Monde and the Délégation Genève Ville Solidaire
Fred Bauma Leading Member of the Congolese pro-democracy group LUCHA
Sonia Rolley Journalist, Radio France Internationale
Marlène Rabaud Film Director
André Crettenand Director of Information at TV5MONDE
Competition - Grand reportage
by Marlène Rabaud
- Section: Competition - Grand reportage
- Original language: French & Swahili
- Subtitles: English
Wallonie Image Production - WIP
Esprit Libre Production