Kinshasa Kids

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Kinshasa Kids
Directed by Marc-Henri Wajnberg
Produced by Marc-Henri Wajnberg
Written by Marc-Henri Wajnberg
Music by Bebson Elemba
Cinematography Colin Houben
Danny Elsen
Edited by Marie-Hélène Dozo
Crescendo Films
Inti Films
Wajnbrosse Productions
Distributed by Wajnbrosse Productions
Release date
  • 6 September 2012 (2012-09-06) (Toronto)
  • 6 February 2013 (2013-02-06) (Belgium)
Running time
85 minutes
Country Belgium
Language French

Kinshasa Kids is a Belgian drama film,[1] which was screened at several film festivals in 2012 and is slated for general release on February 6, 2013. The film was written and directed by Marc-Henri Wajnberg.[1]

Set in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the film focuses on a group of street kids, expelled from their homes after being accused of witchcraft, who form a hip hop group while a documentary crew films their efforts.[1]

The film's cast includes Gabi Bolenge, Bebson Elemba, Joël Eziegue, Emmanuel Fakoko, Mickaël Fataki, Gauthier Kiloko, José Mawanda, Sammy Molebe, Joséphine Nsimba Mpongo, Rachel Mwanza, Emmanuel Ndosi El Bas, Django Abdul Bampu Sumbu, Jean Shaka Tshipamba and Papa Wemba. The film received two nominations at the 4th Magritte Awards, winning Best Editing for Marie-Hélène Dozo.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Kinshasa Kids. Screen Daily, August 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Lorfèvre, Alain (February 1, 2014). "Trois Magritte pour "Ernest et Célestine"". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved February 3, 2014. 

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