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Idrissou Mora-Kpai

Director Idrissou MORA-KPAI is an independent documentary filmmaker and producer who graduated from Konrad Wolf University of Film and Television Art in Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany. Mora-Kpai's socially and politically engaged documentary films have been screened throughout the world and received numerous international prizes and awards. From 2011 to 2012, Mora-Kpai was an Artist-in-Residence at the Institute for Comparative Modernities at Cornell University and from 2012-2013 he was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Art of the Moving Image program at Duke University. In 2013, Mora-Kpai received the prestigious Prince Claus Award for outstanding achievements in the field of culture and development.


Indochina: Traces of a Mother
Idrissou Mora-Kpai
2011, 72 min., Color, France/Benin
INDOCHINA: TRACES OF A MOTHER documents a little-known chapter in African, Asian and French colonial history and the personal story of Christophe, a Beninese-Vietnamese orphan that returns to Vietnam ...

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