Nestor, Aaron, Benjamin and Rafiki are economics undergraduates at the University of Bangui. Navigating between the overcrowded classrooms, the petty trades that allow students to survive, bribery lurking everywhere, Rafiki shows us what students lives are like in the Central African Republic, a shattered society where the youth keeps dreaming for a brighter future for their country.
Festivals & Awards
Berlinale 2022 – Panorama Selection
MajorDocs 2022 – Best Film
DMZ International Documentary FF 2022 – International Competition Award
Fidadoc 2022 – Special Jury Award
Festival de Cine Africano 2022 – Best Actors Award
Indie Lisboa 2022 – Silvestre Award for Best Feature Film
FESCAAAL 2022 – Special Mention Jury
Cinéma du Réel 2022 – Prix des Bibliothèques
Original title: Nous, Étudiants !
Production: Makongo Films - Unité - Kiripi Films
Nationality: Central African Republic - France - Democratic Republic of Congo - Saudi Arabia