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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.