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Congo: Cycle of life


In the shadow of an active volcano, crushing poverty, and sporadic wars, Charlie Makongo founded a cycling club in the Congolese city of Goma to give its youth a beacon of hope. Concentrating on training distracts the boys from their harsh everyday lives and keeps them from joining armed groups. But a menacing cloud hangs over the project: Nyiragono is due for another eruption.

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Author: James Brown
Director: Pavel Burnatov
Available in Russian, with English subtitles,
in Spanish and Arabic languages