La Vie Est Belle (Life is Rosy)

Co-presented by the Georges Malaika Foundation

Dir. Mweze Ngangura and Benoit Lamy, 1987, 80min.

 Legendary Congolese musician Papa Wemba plays a poor country boy with music in his heart and big dreams. He travels to the city, where he falls in love with second wife of a prominent club owner. Can he win her hand and fulfill his dreams of being as singer?

 Panel discussion to follow screening.