After more than ten years of exile, Gilbert-Ndunga Nsangata feels the imperious need to return to his homeland to see his old mother, relatives and friends again. But being a political refugee, the only way to visit his land of birth will be illegal and full of risks.
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DIRECTOR: Gilbert-Ndunga Nsangata (Republic of the Congo, 1950)
He was a film and television director, writer and theater producer in the city of Brazzaville when Congo’s civil war hit us in 1998. He had to leave his home, friends and work as well as thousands of displaced people. Since then he began with his family a journey for Central Africa living in several refugee camps by UNHCR in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The International Parliament of Writers gave him the status of a refugee in 2002 and I arrived to Catalonia where he lives now. He is currently one of the founders of Talatala Filmmakers.