Project Description

MAKANISI /25′ / Spain

Makanisi is the portrait of Adama Sango, an immigrant from Ivory Coast who came to Spain after a traumatic voyage and now lives in Sabadell, away from his family and waiting for a better future. With the support of: TVE and Gran Angular

Written and Directed by: Gilbert Nsangata

Executive Producer: 
Gabriel Amdur

Rafael Uyá Puigmartí

Camera and Sound: :
Rafael Uyá Puigmartí and Gabriel Amdur

Music: Lokua Kanza

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.