DocLab Shorts 24 Nov at 19:45
A program of short stories that would never have existed without the internet.
Using the virtual world program Second Life to explore a story of political unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Filmmaker Teboho Edkins visits the Democratic Republic of Congo and explores a tense, militarised Kinshasa, where it is extremely difficult to film. Using the virtual world program Second Life, he tells the story of how the arrest of a woman from a prominent Congolese political family was publicized through the internet. Kinshasa 2.0 is part of Why Democracy?, an online documentary project supported by IDFA.
Project detailsYear of development :2007
Created by:Teboho Edkins