Netflix announces broadcast of its documentary on the City of Joy in DRC
24 August 2018
Netflix will broadcast on September 7 “City of Joy”, a documentary about a center eponymous welcoming women survivors of gender-based violence in the DRC. The information has just been provided by a press release from the American giant video-on-demand.
The documentary is based on the improbable friendship that develops between the Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege (photo), nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016, Eve Ensler, author of the Vagina Monologues, and a charismatic Congolese rights activist. humans. The film will follow their fight for the creation of a safe haven for women survivors of the atrocities of war.
The launch of this film comes as Netflix begins to have a more stable audience on the African continent. We can therefore expect the American company to launch more and more original content targeting the continent.