Directed by Djo Tunda Wa Munga

Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2010 , 96 min.

This globally acclaimed feature film introduces us to Riva, a handsome dreamer who once had nothing. That was until his return to the pulsating nightlife of Kinshasa after being away for a decade. With his pockets full of someone else’s cash, Riva is determined to have the time of his life. He soon meets and falls for the beautiful and mysterious Nora, girlfriend of a local gangster. While Riva pursues Nora, Riva’s old boss from Angola, Cesar, whose truckload of petrol Riva has stolen, wreaks bloody havoc through town in hot pursuit of Riva. Riva’s dream becomes a nightmare as his glory time threatens to run out for him and everyone he touches. This sexy, riveting action drama from director Djo Tunda Wa Munga signals a brave new direction for African cinema. In Lingala and French with English subtitles.

GENERAL ADVISORY: Adult Content. Extreme violence, sex, and strong language. Not recommended for children 17 years of age and under.

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