The 25th edition of Carthage Film Festival will take place from 29 November to 6 December 2014

Official competition documentaries


Documentary - 90 minutes

Awards and prizes: SCAM International Prize & Potemkine Prize at the Cinema du Reel Festival

Director: Dieudo HAMADI

Screenplay: Dieudo Hamadi

Cinematography: Dieudo Hamadi

Editor: Rodolphe Molla

Sound: Dieudo Hamadi

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Examen d’Etat follows a group of young Congolese high school students who are about to sit the exam for their National Diploma, the equivalent of the French baccalaureate, in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. Dieudo Hamadi’s camera films them as they prepare for the exam, from the benches of the school that they are regularly ejected from because they haven’t paid the

Director's biography

Dieudo Hamadi was born in Kisangani (Congo DRC) February 22, 1984 and studied medicine from 2005 to 2008. He then attended several editing and documentary workshops. Dieudo Hamadi is the author of two medium-length documentaries Dames en attente and Tolera.


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