Showing 89 documentaries from 39 countries, including 9 World Premiers, 12 Midwest Premiers and 26 Ohio Premiers, both RUST BELT RENAISSANCE distributed by The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com and selected to the 42 Cleveland International FIlm Festival, and our historical #CLE4DRC tower lighting film featuring Lucha RD Congo (fight for change) will screen at the Chagrin Documentary Film Fest Oct. 3-7, 2018. Socent Studios will also be featured with Cleveland Whiskey via a special CDFF 2018 "renaissance" theme supporting our films. That beautiful Congolese hope and Cleveland pride unites in solidarity once again.
Since Jan. 2017, Socent Studios has produced 4 short films awarded 3 festival selections: A WORLD GAME FOR PEACE filmed in Congo; YOLE!AFRICA filmed in Congo and screened at The Oxford Union by Fred Bauma and Robin Wright; RUST BELT RENAISSANCE filmed in Cleveland, OH and selected to both the 42 Cleveland International Film Festival and the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival 2018; and #CLE4DRC filmed in Cleveland, OH and Congo, selected to the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival 2018.
In working solidarity with Lucha RD Congo (fight for change) Youth Movement, Socent Studios has also produced an original DIGITAL GRAPHIC NOVEL FOR PEACE in Congo, recently completing Volume 1: The Story of Yalala (3 Acts).
Socent Studios is currently raising capital to release it's disruptive WORLD GAME FOR PEACE to STEAM, PlayStation and X-BOX. Socent's WG4P is a narrative-driven, boss-beating, heroes journey designed to edutain, inspire, and mobilize millions of prosocial gamers toward peace in Congo.