Akesi and the Secrets of the Forest

Akesi and the Fight for Independence

Part III of “Akesi and the Congo River”, “Akesi and the Fight for Independence” is the final installation of this series. Rounding off his  life lessons with one of hope and strength, Akesi learns about Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the independent Democratic Republic of the Congo, and how his resilience led to the independence of his homeland in 1960.

Directed by Curt Fortin and Saïd Abitar (Germany)

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