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The Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 12th February 2009. The Catholic priest father Nardo Riccardo., performed an exorcism on A demon-possessed woman. Travelling across a country tormented and perennially on the brink of disintegration, this news report tells of the events which fit somewhere between religion and superstition. It investigates the relationship between reality and the escape from it through the unconscious, faith, and the negation of the self. Through the delirious apologia of the Revival Churches, the mysteries unveiled by the sects, by the wafumo sorcerers or the wailing children accused of witchcraft, to arrive at the most expressive fringes of Catholicism.In a world in which every action is losing its original meaning to remain as if suspended, everything seems to be collapsing only to become impregnated with a renewed faith, just to continue living.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 12th February 2009. The Catholic priest father Nardo Riccardo., performed an exorcism on A demon-possessed woman. Travelling across a country tormented and perennially on the brink of disintegration, this news report tells of the events which fit somewhere between religion and superstition. It investigates the relationship between reality and the escape from it through the unconscious, faith, and the negation of the self. Through the delirious apologia of the Revival Churches, the mysteries unveiled by the sects, by the wafumo sorcerers or the wailing children accused of witchcraft, to arrive at the most expressive fringes of Catholicism.

In a world in which every action is losing its original meaning to remain as if suspended, everything seems to be collapsing only to become impregnated with a renewed faith, just to continue living.