Nelson Makengo

Nelson Makengo graduated in Visual Communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa. After having participated in master classes in photography, residencies for documentary writing in Kinshasa, Saint Louis Senegal and a training course in Paris at the Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Métiers de l’image et du son (LaFemis);

He makes documentary and experimental short films. His documentary films, including Tabu (2017), Souvenir d’un été (2017) and Thêatre Urbain (2017) have been part of the official selection of several festivals.


Tabu Director

This freewheeling short film introduces us to Tabu, an itinerant salesman of aphrodisiacs, who travels to Kinshasa to sell his goods.

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