Machini

(Machini)

Congo has the world’s largest deposits of cobalt and lithium, two of the constituents of electric batteries. This original stop motion animated film reminds viewers of the living conditions of those who produce clean energy for the whole world.

The transition to electric cars is one of the hopes of a world looking for a way out of the environmental crisis. There is, however, one hitch. Congolese filmmakers Frank Mukunday and Trésor Tshibangu made this film with an indisputable sense of the visual and of detail. The characters, which are portrayed by stones in the film, live a fairly satisfied life until they are affected by the fumes from the factories where they work – the cobalt and lithium factories that are meant to save our planet in the near future. Except that what is good for the whole world isn’t of much use to those who bear all of the risks and negative consequences needed to achieve it.

Czech premiere

About the film

Director: Frank Mukunday, Tétshim
Congo (Republic of the), Belgium
2019 | 10 min.

Language: French

Subtitles: English

Category

Short and Apt

Director

Frank Mukunday

Filmography
2019 - Machini

Frank Mukunday

Tétshim

Filmography
2019 - Machini

 Tétshim

Screenings

07. 03. 17:30 Evald
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DiscussionCarolin Koss, director (Copper Mountains)
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08. 03. 18:00 Ponrepo
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DiscussionCarolin Koss, director (Copper Mountains)
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08. 03. 21:00 Municipal Library – Small Hall
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DiscussionKryštof Zvolánek, director of Trashed
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14. 03. 13:00 Atlas - Large Hall
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DiscussionKryštof Zvolánek, director of Trashed
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14. 03. 13:30 Kino 35
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