Category: Feature Film
Production year: 2009
Release date: 08/09/2010
DVD release date: 01/03/2011
VOD rental start date: 17/05/2019
Country: France
Genre(s): Documentary
Runtime: 1:24

Director(s): Renaud Barret & Florent de la Tullaye
Scriptwriter(s): Renaud Barret & Florent de la Tullaye
Original score: Staff Benda Bilili

Production company: Screen Runner / La Belle Kinoise / OL Production
French Distributor: Sophie Dulac Distribution
International sales: Orange Studio / Funny Balloons
Video edition: Orange Studio / Sophie Dulac Distribution


Ricky has a dream : to make Staff Benda Bilili the best band in Congo.
Roger, a street child, more than ever wants to join these stars of the ghetto, who get around in customized tricycles. Together, they must have avoid the pitfalls of the streets, stay united and find the force to hope in music.
For five years, from the first rehearsals to their triumph in international festivals, Benda Bilili (“beyond appearances”) is the story of this dream come reality.