Zero Tolerance

Director: Dieudo Hamadi
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Year: 2010
Running Time: 18 min
Language: French and English

Rape as a weapon of war has had much press, most notably in the recent Congo wars. Less discussed is the legacy it has left behind; a desensitized acceptance of the abuse of women at the hands of criminals, opportunists and most worryingly, ordinary men.

About the Director

Dieudo Hamadi

Biography: Dieudo Hamadi was born in Kisangani, DRC on February 22, 1984 and studied bio-medicine from 2005 to 2008. Since 2002, he has completed several documentary film workshops and video editing courses and has worked as an editor, producer, and assistant director, for Suka! Productions. His filmography includes Congo in Four Acts – Ladies in Waiting (Dames en attente – 2009) and Congo in Four Acts – Zero Tolerance (Tolérance zéro – 2009).

(Source: http://www.womenofthesun.org.za/filmmaker_biographies.html)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Congo in Four Acts – Ladies in Waiting [Dames en attente] (2011 – Dieudo Hamadi, Divita Wa Lusala);
Congo in Four Acts – Zero Tolerance [Tolérance zéro] (2011);
National Diploma (2015).

Filmography:
Congo in Four Acts – Ladies in Waiting [Dames en attente] (2009 – Dieudo Hamadi, Divita Wa Lusala);
Congo in Four Acts – Zero Tolerance [Tolérance zéro] (2009);
Atalaku (2013);
National Diploma (2014).