News 17 JUN 2013

Special Mention for Kinshasa Kids at Festroia

Kinshasa Kids by Marc-Henri Wajnberg received a Special Mention during the award ceremony of the 29th Festroia International Film Festival.

Kinshasa, Congo. About 30.000 children are accused of witchcraft and expelled from home. Living on the street, little José and his fellow friends, all considered as witch children, decide to form a rap band to ward off bad luck, along with a crazy impresario called Bebson. Together they will rock Kinshasa!

This year, Festroia organised a special focus of Belgium. Many films of Wallonia Brussels were screened during the festival.

Festroia features over 180 films from about 40 countries, maintaining the usual quality and diversity of programming also counting several international premieres. Festroia Festival is accredited by FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers) in which belong only about 50 festivals worldwide. It is among these, a specialized competitive festival, dedicating the Official Section to a competition between small production countries. This 29th edition was held from 7 to 16th June.