The Chess
Africa, African!
Director Bakupa Kanyinda BALUFU
Country Democratic Republic of Congo
Year 1996
Running Time 40’
Definition/Color 35mm
Genre Fiction
Premier Status Asian Premiere
A wicked political satire about African dictators, this film tells the story of the president of a fictitious African nation who spends a sleepless night playing checkers with a pot-smoking vagabond who is claimed to be the "all-around champion".
Bakupa Kanyinda BALUFU