Filmmakers: Daniel McCabe
Runtime: 91 mins
Country: DRC / United States / Canada / Qatar
This is Congo is a highly-immersive, unfiltered look into one of the longest conflicts in the world. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has seen more than five million conflict-related deaths, multiple regime changes and the wholesale impoverishment of its people in the past two decades. This is Congo immerses the viewer onto the frontlines of battle with key players including a whistleblower and military commanders to provide a truly unfiltered and unique look into the conflict plaguing Congo.
"A documentary of stunning beauty and tragic violence"
"Beautiful and disquieting"
"Brilliant and tragic, This Is Congo will break your heart."
"This film is a masterpiece"
"an immersive and captivating film"
"An engrossing heartbreaker of a doc"
Venice International Film Festival 2017
Camden International Film Festival 2017
DOC NYC 2017
Daniel McCabe is a New York based photographer and director. His work has appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera and CNN among others. This is Congo is Daniel’s first feature-length documentary.
Director / Producer: Daniel Mccabe
Producer: Geoff Mclean
Editor / Producer: Alyse Ardell Spiegel
Field Producer: Horeb Bulambo Shindano
Voice of Kasongo: Isaach De Bankole
Composer: Johnny Klimek
Executive Producer: Joslyn Barnes
Executive Producer: Karol Martesko-Fenster
Executive Producer: Michael Cohl
Executive Producers: Gernot Schaffler / Thomas Brunner