Monday, February 8th, 2010
The trailer for the documentary, “Kinshasa Symphony,” about the Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra and Chior. The orchestra, named for a Congolese resistance leader, is based in Kinshasa, Congo’s capital. The film, co-directed by Claus Wischmann and Martin Baer, premieres next week at the Berlin Film Festival. I have been following the bands exploits online since the first
Friday, August 7th, 2009
The exploits of the Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra (it also comes with a full chorus) are already the subject of a viral video. Now French newspaper “Le Figaro” published a photo essay on the Orchestra, which has little...