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Makala

Author: Emmanuel GrasNicolas AnthoméGaspar ClausKaren BenainousKabwitha KasongoAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : SwahiliView all editions and formats
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Makala (Swahili for 'charcoal'), the new documentary by Emmanuel Gras, is a powerful testament to one man's commitment to his family, and his edurance in working to provide them with a brighter future. Kabwita, a 28-year-old man living in Congo with his wife and daughters, dreams of purchasing a plot of land to expand the family home. He sees his opportunity to earn money by selling charcoal.
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Foreign language films
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Kabwitha Kasongo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Emmanuel Gras; Nicolas Anthomé; Gaspar Claus; Karen Benainous; Kabwitha Kasongo; Bathysphere productions,; Ciné+ (France),; CANAL+ Image International (Firm),; Films du losange (Firm),; Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (France),; Kino Lorber, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 1059471841
Language Note: In Swahili and French with optional subtitles in English or French.
Notes: Title and credits from screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Wide screen.
"CNC"--Container.
Documentary.
Credits: Editor, Karen Benainous ; original score, Gaspar Claus.
Performer(s): With: Kabwitha Kasongo, Lydie Kasongo.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival, Critics' Week, Grand Prize; COLCOA French Film Festival, Los Angeles, Best Documentary
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation, 1.78:1 aspect ratio ; Dolby Digital 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: Extra features: deleted scenes --
Q&A with director Emmanuel Gras moderated by Dan Sullivan (courtesy of Film Society of Lincoln Center) --
trailer.
Responsibility: Les films du losange ; bathysphere présente ; avec la participation de Ciné+, de Canal + International ; produit par Nicolas Anthomé ; un film écrit, réalisé et filmé par Emmanuel Gras.

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Makala (Swahili for 'charcoal'), the new documentary by Emmanuel Gras, is a powerful testament to one man's commitment to his family, and his edurance in working to provide them with a brighter future. Kabwita, a 28-year-old man living in Congo with his wife and daughters, dreams of purchasing a plot of land to expand the family home. He sees his opportunity to earn money by selling charcoal.

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