Bibish de Kinshasa

Event at La Cité francophone

Tagged in: Cool & Unique, Arts & Crafts

L'UniThéâtre is proud to present BIBISH DE KINSHASA, a Hôtel-Motel production from Montréal

"A journalist leaves her native country, a scene of love and grief, in search of a better future. On an Airbus, a dizzying uncertainty strikes her. Did she make the right choice? Digging deep in her memories she reflects on what she is leaving behind. As the evening unfolds, the Congo's odors, vapors and cacophony mingle, the new immigrant guides us through the streets and districts of the megalopolis that is Kinshasa, the 4th most populated city of Africa. Little by little, we encounter the creaturesof thispowerful capital, its youth competing in a fashion war, its street children and child soldiers, its Kombi drivers, this unique public transport in which the population piles in, searching for food..."

Presented in French with English surtitles (no surtitles on October 19).

Written by Marie-Louise Bibish Mumbu
Adapted for the stage and directed by Philippe Ducros
With Gisèle Kayembe, accompanied by Marie-Louise Bibish Mumbu, Philippe Ducros, and Papy Maurice Mbwiti
Full synopsis available on our website:

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