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Cahier Africain

Directed by Heidi Specogna
Switzerland, Germany, 2016


It all started with a small exercise book. Its page were checkered with the courageous testimonies of 300 Central African women, girls and men. They reveal what Congolese mercenaries did to them. On their own initiative, they gathered together their testimonies in this book.

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Cahier Africain Directed by Heidi Specogna

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2016 | Semaine de la critique

DOK Leipzig

2016 | Winner: Silver Dove (International competition)

Swiss Film Award

2017 | 2 wins including: Best Editing

2017 | Nominee: Best Music

German Film Awards

2017 | Winner: Best Documentary Film