Following a group of young Congolese who photograph, document, and tell stories about their own country, Joris Postema’s new film Stop Filming Us confronts us with the realization that what we know and how we imagine Congo is a one-sided story, a framed narrative.
In the western media, and by that in the western imagery, the country is defined exclusively by poverty, sadness, suffering, and war. That understanding is a selective reality. And because of this, the question is – is that reality at all?
Bianca-Olivia Nita, Modern Times Review