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  • de Tchicaya U Tam’si

    With RFI

    Congo-Brazzaville

  • Jardin de la rue de Mons

    Running time 1h

  • In a few hours’ time, Ndinga, for now a houseboy, will have become a man.

 

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Images

Jardin de la rue de Mons © Christophe Raynaud de Lage

 

Presentation

  • Written in 1987, a year before the death of its author, this short story in dialogue form takes place in the streets of Kinshasa on 30 June 1960, the day the Congo became independent. Dance, beer, happiness, and impatience... In a few hours' time, Ndinga, for now a houseboy, will have become a man.

  • Distribution

    With Tom Adjibi, Alvie Bitemo, Serge Demoulin,
    Lamine Diarra, Daddy Kamono Moanda
    et Yatsiona (multi-instrument)

    Production

    Conception and coordination Pascal Paradou
    Voice setting Armel Roussel
    Artistic collaboration Coline Struyf

    A partnership between the Festival d'Avignon, RFI, Armel Roussel/[e]utopia[4] (soutenu par Wallonie-Bruxelles International)
    With the support of la SACD dans le cadre de son action culturelle radiophoniqu