Daddy Dibinga Kalamba

C06 : Streaming Series

Research Associate

Technische Universität Berlin
BH 5-1 | Room 233
Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1
10587 Berlin


  • Academic course and professional training

  • 2021 - 2022

    Certificate of Advanced Studies in french-speaking studies: FernUni Schweiz

  • Seit 2019

    Doctoral thesis in progress, Languages and Arts at Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis in Senegal

  • 2018

    Literary writing training: ECKI Publication in Dakar

  • 2017

    Training in television script: CBN (christian broadcasting network) International, Dakar

  • 2016

    Training in photography direction, framing and editing: CBN international, Dakar

  • 2014 - 2015

    Master in documentary filmmaking at Gaston Berger University, Senegal

  • 2013

    Patent in strategic planning, Arterial Network and Africalia, Kinshasa

  • 2005 - 2010

    University of Lubumbashi, Master in Information and Communication Sciences, written and defended thesis subject: "The 24-hour chronos series"

  • 2008

    Degree in Information and Communication Sciences

  • 2004

    Baccalaureate diploma in Literary section, Latin-Philosophy option at the Maadini Institute

  • Professional experience

  • 2019 - 2021

    "Temporary" teacher-researcher: African Training Center of Senegal, CEFAS

  • 2019

    "Temporary" teacher-researcher at the Higher School of Journalism, Internet and Communication Professions "EJICOM"

  • 2016 - 2018

    Television producer at CBN Africa

  • 2013 - 2015

    Database manager and in charge of the contents of the South-Planet website, RDC-Cultures, city of Lubumbashi

  • 2013

    Communication Manager, Lubumbashi Image Biennale, PICHA meetings

  • 2012 - 2013

    Editor-in-chief and responsible for the “South Planet RDC-cultures” project, initiated by Africultures, WWW.SPLA.PRO

  • 2012

    Member of the jury of the CINETOILE Film Festival, organized by the non-profit organization Cinétoile and the French Institute of Lubumbashi, Halle de l'Etoile

  • 2009 - 2011

    Communication Manager, Designers collective

  • Writing, cinematographic and audiovisual practice

  • Since 2015

    Writer and documentary director

  • 2016 - 2018

    Television producer: Christian Broadcasting Network Francophone Africa

  • 2010

    Camera operator and producer of television programs: Congolese national radio-television, RTNC, Katanga section, Lubumbashi

  • Languages

  • French, English, Lingala, Swahili, Wolof

Research Focus

    • French-speaking sub-Saharan African cinema

    • soap opera and digital in French-speaking Africa

    • documentary film


  • Scientific publications with advice from an international scientific committee

    • Dibinga, D. Ouoro, J. Funding of Senegalese series in the digital age, a model for the African audiovisual industry? Cinemas from Africa and the Diaspora: New Perspectives, New Challenges, “in progress”.

    • Dibinga, D. (2022). Presence of women in Senegalese writer-director documentaries: crossed views in Waiting for men by Katy Lena Ndiaye and Congo, a doctor to save the women of Angèle Diabang. Le Quellec Cottier, C (dir.), Africana, Figures of women and forms of power, University of Lausanne, French-language libraries collection of Classiques Garnier, Paris.

    • Dibinga, D. Pisano, G. (2021). The representation of Dakar’s French Institute moviegoers, Cinema in movie theaters of the French Institutes and Alliances françaises, Villeneuve d’Ascq, Presses universitaires du Septentrion.

    • Soumoune Diop, CM. Dibinga, D. (2020).The documentary by African authors in search of the culture of the land. The example of the film how I became Diola by Sébastien Tendeng (dir.), Literatures, Languages, Arts and Local Cultures in the French-speaking area (Senegal), the CREILAC notebooks, Research Center interdisciplinary on Languages, Literatures, Arts and Cultures of the Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor, special volume no.2, Pan-African Press, National Library and Archives of Quebec.

    • Forest, C. (2020), Dibinga, D. The role of the Congolese state about cinema”, State and cinema in French-speaking Africa. Involvement, actors, impacts since independence, Paris, Harmattan, September.

    • Banhouman Kamaté, A. Dibinga, D (2020). Human rights in Africa through the free film festival: audiences, performance, and practices. Human Rights in Arts, Literature and Human Sciences in Africa, Edilivres.

    • Dibinga, D. (2019). The renaissance of cinemas in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa: the example of Dakar, Senegal”, review CST La Lettre, number 172.

    • Abada Medjo, JC. Dibinga, D. (2019). The re-constructed representations of Africa in documentaries from French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa, (dir.), Africa in discourse: Literatures, media and contemporary arts, Volume 2, Connaissances et Savoirs.

  • Participation in international scientific communications

    • “Funding of Senegalese series in the digital age, a model for the African audiovisual industry?”, Justin Ouoro (dir.), Fespaco International Colloquium on the occasion of the 27th edition, under the theme, African and Diaspora Cinemas: New Views, New Challenges, Ouagadougou, October 18 and 19, 2021.

    • “Presence of Women in Senegalese Author-Director Documentaries: A Crossed Look in Waiting for Men by Katy Lena Ndiaye and Congo, a Doctor to Save the Women of Angèle Diabang”, an international and interdisciplinary conference on the theme Africana. Figures of women and forms of power, University of Lausanne, October 05-10, 2020.

    • “Representation of the identity of the Diola of Senegal in a context of cultural osmosis, through the documentary how I became Diola by Sébastien TENDENG”, international conference on the theme, language, identity and culture, Hassiba University Ben Bouali Chlef (Algeria) Faculty of Foreign Languages, Department of French, organized on 01 and 02 December 2019.

    • “Madness in the documentary by author and director Khady SYLLA: From the poietics of words to the poetry of the image”, international congress under the theme: Madness in philosophy, literature and the arts, The research laboratory “Semiotics, narrative and cultural studies” of the Polydisciplinary Faculty of Errachidia, Moulay Ismail University, Morocco, organized on November 14 and 15, 2019.

    • “The documentary by African authors in search of the culture of the land. The example of the film How I became Diola by Sébastien Tendeng ”, colloquium Literatures, Languages, Arts and Local Cultures in the French-speaking world (Senegal), Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Languages, Literatures, Arts and Cultures (CREILAC) from Assane Seck University in Ziguinchor, December 2018.

    • “The representation of cinephiles from the French Institute in Dakar”, international conference The development of cinephilia and the promotion of French and local cinemas, IRCAV / LABEX ICCA / Galatasaray University, French Institute, Istanbul, November 29-30, 2018.

  • Films made

    • At the heart of Information and Communication sciences: documentary film, short film, produced in 2009, Lubumbashi

    • Closed territories: collective documentary film, feature film, Ardèche images / Doc monde, 2015

    • Letter to Lubumbashi: short film, documentary film, Ardèche image / Doc monde, 2015