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The Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 27th February 2009.  A demon-possessed woman fell through the floor during the mass service in a {quote}Revival Church{quote} of Bukavu. 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.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 27th February 2009. A demon-possessed woman fell through the floor during the mass service in a "Revival Church" of Bukavu. 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.