Past events

DocLab Live: Immersive Showcase 22 Nov 2016 at 20:00

Immersive storytelling is going through an unprecedented evolution. But where does the hype end and do new art forms take shape?

Industry Session: Putting Your Audience in the Story 22 Nov 2016 at 12:00

Virtual reality pioneer Zillah Watson tells you all about storytelling in emerging consumer technology.

Industry Talk: The (Un)defined Business of Interactive 22 Nov 2016 at 15:00

With over 10 years of digital non-fiction art production behind us, this talk explores future developments of interactive storytelling and how to fund it.

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Kinshasa 2.0

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.

Kinshasa 2.0 from Teboho Edkins on Vimeo.

Project details

Year of development :2007
Created by:Teboho Edkins

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Official website

www.whydemocracy.net