Global Film Series - Makala


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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
6:30pm to 8:15pm

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  • Witherspoon Theatre, 2810 Cates Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606

Event Description

French documentary filmmaker Emmanuel Gras won the 2017 Cannes Critics’ Week grand prize with Makala. It tells the story of a young man who lives with his wife and his child near Kolwezi in the southern region of Democratic Republic of the Congo. He struggles to make living by chopping trees and carrying them with his wobbly bicycle to the market where he can sell them. Faculty introduction by Dr. James Kiwanuka-Tondo. In partnership with NC State’s Office of Global Engagement.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.