Akesi and the Congo River

This three-part docu-fiction series uses an evocative blend of animation and green screen to transport children to the enchanted Congo River. Eight year old Akesi and his playful pink gecko guide their magical journey through local mythology, history and ecosystems, whilst exploring the themes of grief, trust and bravery. 

Hosted by: Congolese musician Gaz Mawete,, Belgo-Congolese choreographer Jeny Bosenge,former Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata and comedian and musician Teddy Teclebrhan.


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