Netflix to debut African original documentary

Cape Town – Netflix on Wednesday in a press statement announced that it will be debuting an African original documentary titled, City of Joy.

The documentary follows the unlikely friendship that develops between Congolese doctor Dr. Denis Mukwege (2016 Nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize), The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler, and a charismatic Congolese human rights activist who join forces to create a safe haven for women survivors in the middle of violence-torn Eastern Congo.

The film is a Netflix original and will launch globally on the online streaming service on 7 September.



Virunga, is another African original documentary available on Netflix. The film centres on the Oscar-nominated true story of the rangers risking their lives to save Africa's most precious national park and its endangered gorillas.

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