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Animated Africa
Afrogames Serge Pitroipa, Drissa Kambou, André Daniel Tapsoba

The pilot of an original animated series made in Burkina Faso. It shows African society through the eyes of five unusual children from different backgrounds and their passion for African games.

Afrogames

Animated Film
Burkina Faso
2014
14 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Doh Daiga, Association Burkinabè du Cinéma d'Animation ABCA
Serge Pitroipa, Drissa Kambou, André Daniel Tapsoba
Pablo Pico
Diane Sanou
Moussa Yvo, Fidèle Kabré, André Daniel Tapsoba
Diane Sanou
Henrik Malmgren
The pilot of an original animated series made in Burkina Faso. It shows African society through the eyes of five unusual children from different backgrounds and their passion for African games.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Afropower

Animated Film
Madagascar
2010
7 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ranirison Khafez, Home Made Studio Madagascar
Manohiray Randriamanjo
i Lema
Ranirison Khafez
Manohiray Randriamanjo
Manohiray Randriamanjo
Manohiray Randriamanjo
Manohiray Randriamanjo
A minimalist reflection on power – „à la sauce africaine“, set to the electronic sound of “I-Lema” from Antananarivo.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Black Soul – Memories of Colonisation Armel Pululu

After many years as a colonist in Africa, Mr. Van Hansen returns to Europe. But he suffers from recurring nightmares: he is haunted by the ghost of the medicine man whom he diddled out of his cult objects.

Black Soul – Memories of Colonisation

Animated Film
DR Congo
2014
11 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean Michel Kibushi Ndjate Wooto, Studio Malemba Maa
Armel Pululu
Moussa Thiam, Manuel Labra
Armel Pululu
Armel Pululu
Sabri Meddeb, Christoph Blitz, Richard Mbembi, Didier Diawa
Kazadi Okito, Evelyne Okito, Ghislain Kikongi, Romain Ndomba
After many years as a colonist in Africa, Mr. Van Hansen returns to Europe. But he suffers from recurring nightmares: he is haunted by the ghost of the medicine man whom he diddled out of his cult objects … A critical look at Belgian colonialism and the robbery of Congolese art by the colonists.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Butoyi Ruth Nduwimana, Adelphine Hatangimana, Jeannette Irakoze, Rose Tangishaka, Gracienne Ndericimpaye, Sophia Ndayishimiye, Délice Hacimana, Ange Izerimana, Claudine Mpwenimana, Médiatrice Niyirema, Elizabeth Mpawenimana, Nesta Nimfasha

Butoyi is a brilliant student. But while her brothers go to school she has to stay at home and help her mom. She dreams of education and independence, but how can a dream like that come true if society does not change?

Butoyi

Animated Film
Belgium,
Burundi
2013
10 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean-Luc Slock
Ruth Nduwimana, Adelphine Hatangimana, Jeannette Irakoze, Rose Tangishaka, Gracienne Ndericimpaye, Sophia Ndayishimiye, Délice Hacimana, Ange Izerimana, Claudine Mpwenimana, Médiatrice Niyirema, Elizabeth Mpawenimana, Nesta Nimfasha
YOYA
Ruth Nduwimana, Adelphine Hatangimana, Jeannette Irakoze, Rose Tangishaka, Gracienne Ndericimpaye, Sophia Ndayishimiye, Délice Hacimana, Ange Izerimana, Claudine Mpwenimana, Médiatrice Niyirema, Elizabeth Mpawenimana, Nesta Nimfasha
Simon Medard, Louise-Marie Colon
Ruth Nduwimana, Adelphine Hatangimana, Jeannette Irakoze, Rose Tangishaka, Gracienne Ndericimpaye, Sophia Ndayishimiye, Délice Hacimana, Ange Izerimana, Claudine Mpwenimana, Médiatrice Niyirema, Elizabeth Mpawenimana, Nesta Nimfasha
Ruth Nduwimana, Adelphine Hatangimana, Jeannette Irakoze, Rose Tangishaka, Gracienne Ndericimpaye, Sophia Ndayishimiye, Délice Hacimana, Ange Izerimana, Claudine Mpwenimana, Médiatrice Niyirema, Elizabeth Mpawenimana, Nesta Nimfasha
Ruth Nduwimana, Adelphine Hatangimana, Jeannette Irakoze, Rose Tangishaka, Gracienne Ndericimpaye, Sophia Ndayishimiye, Délice Hacimana, Ange Izerimana, Claudine Mpwenimana, Médiatrice Niyirema, Elizabeth Mpawenimana, Nesta Nimfasha
Butoyi is a brilliant student. But while her brothers go to school she has to stay at home and help her mom. She dreams of education and independence, but how can a dream like that come true if society does not change? Made by twelve girls from Burundi in a workshop organised by the Belgium based association Camera-etc.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Colors

Animated Film
Madagascar
2013
6 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Kido, Mamie – Studio Cid
Tojosoa Andoniaina Andrianarison
Tojosoa Andoniaina Andrianarison
Harilalaina Andrianjatovo
Cid
Narinda Raharijaona, Mirantsoa Raharijaona
Thanks to a few kids, a young girl discovers that the world is living in a lie where people are denied colours.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Hisab Ezra Wube

This Ethiopian urban folk story follows three animals common to Ethiopian cities (a goat, a donkey and a dog) on a taxi ride. Through their interactions the story reveals each animal’s nature.

Hisab

Animated Film
Ethiopia
2011
8 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ezra Wube
Ezra Wube
Ezra Wube
Ezra Wube
Ezra Wube
Ezra Wube
Ezra Wube
This Ethiopian urban folk story follows three animals common to Ethiopian cities (a goat, a donkey and a dog) on a taxi ride. Through their interactions the story reveals each animal’s nature.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Impokotoyi Bombolo Wathou Hénok

Ndoko, a hard-headed little girl, has disobeyed her mother once again. Then she learns that her baby brother has been abducted by a cannibal monster. Ndoko leaves to save the poor thing.

Impokotoyi

Animated Film
DR Congo
2013
9 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean Michel Kibushi Ndjate Wooto, Studio Malemba Maa
Bombolo Wathou Hénok
Moussa Thiam, Manuel Labra
Bombolo Wathou Hénok
Alain Serge Noa, Bombolo Wathou Hénok
Sabri Meddeb, Christophe Blitz, Richard Mbembi, Didier Diawa
Ndoko, a hard-headed little girl, has disobeyed her mother once again. Then she learns that her baby brother has been abducted by a cannibal monster. Ndoko leaves to save the poor thing … An ethical story set in a pre-colonial Africa.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
It's Urgent! Armel Pululu

What are the consequences of a combination of uncivil behaviour and the poor condition of the roads for emergency medical treatments? A heroic ambulance tries to find an answer to that question.

It's Urgent!

Animated Film
DR Congo
2013
5 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean Michel Kibushi Ndjate Wooto, Studio Malemba Maa
Armel Pululu
Moussa Thiam, Manel Labra
Armel Pululu
Alain Serge Noa, Armel Pululu
Sabri Meddeb, Christophe Blitz, Richard Mbembi, Didier Diawa
What are the consequences of a combination of uncivil behaviour and the poor condition of the roads for emergency medical treatments? A heroic ambulance tries to find an answer to that question. A film about the absence of police in the streets of Kinshasa.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Kukinga Frank Mukunday, Tétshim

The exceptional struggle of a mother fighting to preserve and protect her newborn baby. She will have to brave dangers of all kinds summoned by nature and evil spirits.

Kukinga

Animated Film
DR Congo
2015
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Institut Français de Lumumbashi
Frank Mukunday, Tétshim
Frank Mukunday
Tétshim
Frank Mukunday, Douglas Masamuna, Tétshim
The exceptional struggle of a mother fighting to preserve and protect her newborn baby. She will have to brave dangers of all kinds summoned by nature and evil spirits. This film by two new talents from Congo was produced with next to no budget.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Kuss Dakar 2035 Alioune Badara Mbaye

Young space pilot Kuss, who is a bit on the short side, is looking for his computer, which has just fallen into the hands of a technology-crazy flock of sheep … This Senegalese film was made in a two-year course on 2D and 3D animation.

Kuss Dakar 2035

Animated Film
Senegal
2015
2 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Alioune Badara Mbaye
Alioune Badara Mbaye
Alioune Badara Mbaye
Alioune Badara Mbaye
Young space pilot Kuss, who is a bit on the short side, is looking for his computer, which has just fallen into the hands of a technology-crazy flock of sheep … This Senegalese film was made in a two-year course on 2D and 3D animation.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Manja Loatra Andry Rarivonandrasana

A poor and lonely man works hard to make a living by carrying heavy loads across the city. Winner of the Public Choice Award at the Rencontres du Film Court Madagascar 2010.

Manja Loatra

Animated Film
Madagascar
2010
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Mamihasina Raminosoa, Digital Development Communication
Andry Rarivonandrasana
NatyKaly
Rivoniaina Rasoanaivo
Rivoniaina Rasoanaivo, Lovasoa Thierry Razakanirina
Andry Rarivonandrasana
Harinjiva Razafimpamonjy
A poor and lonely man works hard to make a living by carrying heavy loads across the city. Winner of the Public Choice Award at the Rencontres du Film Court Madagascar 2010.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Mr. and Mrs. Kokoriko Maurice Nkundimana

In this film the hen protects the family, carries the bags and provides the food while her lazy and materialistic husband likes to be served. But an accident will change his point of view.

Mr. and Mrs. Kokoriko

Animated Film
Rwanda
2014
7 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean Michel Kibushi Ndjate Wooto, Studio Malemba Maa
Maurice Nkundimana
Moussa Thiam, Manuel Labra
Maurice Nkundimana
Alain Serge Noa, Maurice Nkundimana
Sabri Meddeb, Christophe Blitz, Richard Mbembi, Didier Diawa
In African society female emancipation is a current topic but controversial to many. In this film the hen protects the family, carries the bags and provides the food while her lazy and materialistic husband likes to be served. But an accident will change his point of view.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
My Name Is Leila Olanrewaju "Lanra" Oluwafemi, Rashidat Ayoola Oluwafemi

A young woman recounts her experiences of violence by the hands of a man she trusted, how she took revenge and suffered the consequences. Based on a true story.

My Name Is Leila

Animated Film
Nigeria
2014
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Rashidat Ayoola Oluwafemi, A Lafem Animation Production
Olanrewaju "Lanra" Oluwafemi, Rashidat Ayoola Oluwafemi
Olanrewaju "Lanre" Oluwafemi
Temitope Omotoye
A young woman recounts her experiences of violence by the hands of a man she trusted, how she took revenge and suffered the consequences. Based on a true story.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Pondering François d’Assise Ouedraogo, Arzouma Mahamadou Dieni, Moumouni Jupiter Sodré

Citizens from Ouagadougou speak about their lives. Between those who dream of leaving for the West and those who want to stay a pattern emerges: a strong will to leave poverty behind, but also a fear of failing to find a job “over there” or of being made to feel unwelcome.

2012

Pondering

Animadoc
Belgium
2012
10 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean-Luc Slock, Collective Camera-etc
François d’Assise Ouedraogo, Arzouma Mahamadou Dieni, Moumouni Jupiter Sodré
Sébastien Godard
Sébastien Godard, François d’Assise Ouedraogo, Arzouma Mahamadou Dieni, Moumouni Jupiter Sodré
Citizens from Ouagadougou speak about their lives. Between those who dream of leaving for the West and those who want to stay a pattern emerges: a strong will to leave poverty behind, but also a fear of failing to find a job “over there” or of being made to feel unwelcome.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Animated Africa
Ray Herizo Ny Aina Ramilijaonina

Ray Andrianasolo fought with the French as a soldier in World War II. Years later, his old commander, General Freydenberg, sends a killer squad to his home.

Ray

Animated Film
Madagascar
2012
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Gass Creative Studio
Herizo Ny Aina Ramilijaonina
Aina Rasamoelina
Herizo Ny Aina Ramilijaonina
Herizo Ny Aina Ramilijaonina
Herizo Ny Aina Ramilijaonina
Aina Rasamoelina, IZY Ilay Studio
Ray Andrianasolo fought with the French as a soldier in World War II. Years later, his old commander, General Freydenberg, sends a killer squad to his home. Their orders are to take something away from Ray that he carried with him during the war. Best Animated Film at the Rencontres du Film Court Madagascar 2012.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Rough Life

Animated Film
Madagascar
2015
5 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Lanto Fehizoro Ranirison
Sitraka Randriamahaly
Tina Benoît Rakotondraso
Sitraka Randriamahaly
Sitraka Randriamahaly
Manohiray Randriamananjo
If you were born with nothing and your path in life isn't set yet, just stand up and walk! A minimalist cartoon animation with a great sense of humour, awarded the prize for the Best Pan-African Animation Short at the Rencontres du Film Court Madagascar 2015.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.