'Pop Up Congo' confronting upcoming elections in the DRC & first chance to see handmade instruments used in Kinshasa One Two
To coincide with the physical release of ‘Kinshasa One Two’ on Monday 7th November, DRC Music are proud to be part of 'Pop-Up Congo', an event at the London College of Communication to raise awareness of the upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
'Pop-Up Congo' aims to provide a snapshot of the best in contemporary Congolese music, film and photography as well as showcasing for the first time some of the handmade Congolese instruments that were used in the making of the DRC Music album 'Kinshasa One Two'. Actress and Rodaidh McDonald, two producers involved in the DRC Music project will also be at the event DJing, which will commence at 6pm.
Entry is free and no advance ticket is required.
Pop-Up Congo Cinema
‘Pop-Up Congo’ will also feature a special Popup Cinema screening of the new ‘conflict minerals’ documentary ‘Blood In The Mobile’ (Dogwoof Films); ‘An Audience With Congolese Hip-Hop Star Baloji’, (Crammed Discs); an exhibition of the work of Congolese photographer Baudouin Mouanda; and a world premiere exclusive preview of ‘Pygmy Blues’ - the new documentary by award-winning film-makers Florent de la Tullaye and Renaud Barret (Belle Kinoise), directors of ‘Benda Bilili’, ‘Victoire Terminus’ and ‘Jupiter’s Dance’.