White Elephant (Nzoku ya Pembe)
Kristof Bilsen 2011

Saturday Nov 12, 2011
$12 Adults;
$10 Children/Seniors/Students
Museum of Natural History
(Inside the People Center)
Upper West Side
79th Street and Central Park West, New York, NY, 10024-5192
Take the C to 81st Street

6:00PMFilms Begin


This Show Presented in Partnership With
Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival

White Elephant (Nzoku ya Pembe) (Kristof Bilsen | Belgium, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Kingdom | 34 min.)

At Kinshasa’s central post office, an ossified remnant of the Congo’s colonial past, employees sit idle in vast rooms built for more bustling times. Sixty years since achieving independence from Belgium, and the country’s hopes for a prosperous and just future are unrealized but not abandoned.

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