A highly-immersive, unfiltered look into one of the longest conflicts in the world, and the people surviving within it.

COMPLETED 

Filmmakers: Daniel McCabe
Year: 2017
Runtime: 91 mins
Country: DRC / United States / Canada / Qatar
Format: HD



STORY 

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.

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Venice International Film Festival 2017

Camden International Film Festival 2017

IDFA 2017

DOC NYC 2017


PRESS

"A documentary of stunning beauty and tragic violence" - Screen Daily

"Beautiful and disquieting" - Variety


 

FILMMAKER

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.