Home > Film Festival > 12th PLJFF > Films > Special Programmes > Exploring Humanity > Mama Colonel Time We Lost The Pearl Button The Good Postman The Land of the Enlightened Holy God Alazeef Mama Colonel 1 2 3 4 5 2017 (72’) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, FRANCE Director: Dieudo Hamadi Colonel Honorine, more commonly known as „Mama Colonel“, works for the Congolese police force and heads the unit for the protection of minors and the fight against sexual violence. Having worked for 15 years in Bukavu, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, she learns she is transferred to Kisangani. There, she finds herself faced with new challenges. FESTIVALS Berlinale, Germany, 2017 – Forum Jury Prize, Tagesspiegel Prize Cinéma du Réel, France, 2017 – Grand Prix Africa Movie Academy Awards, Africa, 2017 – Award for Best Documentary Zanzibar Int’l FF, Africa, 2017 – ZIFF Award for Best Documentary Durban int’l FF, South Africa, 2017 – The Amnesty International Human Rights Award Original languages: Lingala, Swahili, French Cinematographer: Dieudo Hamadi Editor: Anne Renardet Producers: Cinédoc Films, Mutotu Productions Contact: Stephan Riguet Andana Films E: email@example.com Dieudo Hamadi Dieudo Hamadi (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1984) is an author of two short documentaries „Ladies In Waiting“ and „Zero Tolerance“ that caught the attention of several festivals in Europe. In 2013, with „Atalaku“, his first feature documentary about the 2011 election campaign in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he won awards at Cinema du Réel, San Diego Black Film Festival and FIDADOC, as well as other prizes.