Netflix to debut its first African original documentary

Cape Town – Netflix on Wednesday in a press statement announced that it will be debuting its first 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.


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