JCC 2022



Elise Sawasawa - République Démocratique du Congo


This film tells the story of François, a resident of the Lubero region in eastern DRC. His daily life is marked by the felling of trees to make planks. With over 20 years of experience in this profession, François has mastered all the geometric calculations required to produce high-quality planks using a simple rope.

Film details

Type : short documentaries
Duration : 17 min
Year of production : 2023
Country : République Démocratique du Congo
Screenwriter : Elise Sawasawa
Cinematography : Elise Sawasawa
Editor : Christian Bitwaiki
Director : Elise Sawasawa

Elise Sawasawa

Elise Sawasawa,an artist and video director-author for over a decade, has been involved in a wide range of projects, including writing documentary films, public affairs, reporting and corporate videos. He has also worked as a producer.