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Jean-Michel Tchissoukou, Congo

Jean-Michel Tchissoukou (1942-1987)
This Congolese film director was born in Pointe Noire in 1942. He studied cinema at the Institut National de l'Audiovisel (INA) and at the Office de Coopération radiophonique (OCORA) in Paris. Then, and during ten years, he worked for the national television channel in Congo. His skills in photography and film shooting lead him to directing his first short film called Illusions, which describes the exodus of young people from the fields to the main cit…