NATIONAL DIPLOMA

By Dieudo HAMADI

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Documentary - Completed 2014

National Diploma follows a group of young Congolese high school students who are about to sit the exam for their National Diploma, the "Final Exams", in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Cinema du reel 2014
Prix International de la SCAM and Prix des Editeurs / Potemkine
Festival International de Documentaire d'Agadir 2014
Grand Prix FIDADOC
TIFF 2014
Festival de Lasalle en Cévennes 2014
Etats Généraux du Film Documentaire 2014
Festival de Cinéma de Douarnenez 2014
Festival Cinéma d’Afrique 2014
Festival International du Film de Colombo, 2014
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, CONGO
    • Languages
    • LINGALA, FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dieudo HAMADI
    • Producer(s)
    • Marie BALDUCCHI
    • Synopsis
    • National Diploma ("Examen d’État") follows a group of young Congolese high school students who are about to sit the exam for their National Diploma, the "Final Exams", in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. Dieudo Hamadi’s camera films them as they prepare for the exam, from the benches of the school that they are regularly ejected from because they haven’t paid the 'teachers’ fees' to the “maquis” (a communal house) where they gather to revise and the chaotic streets of the city where they spend their time “looking for a living”.
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