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Lobi

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Yesterday and Tomorrow

Tom DeVriendt “Lobi” is a Lingala word meaning both ‘yesterday’ and ‘tomorrow’. Nine young film makers/artists* looked into this yesterday and tomorrow. Drowned in much noise Congo’s Cinquantenaire celebrations passed as fast as they came. In Lobi (hier/demain) the film makers also look at these celebrations – sideways. Convinced that a “direct dialogue” is long-overdue