The Flux Mothers
The Flux Mothers is a short documentary on the victims of the Congo 1997-2000 civil war. Jacob Foko, visual journalist journeyed to the Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville) in Central Africa from January to March 2008. In the Republic of Congo, Jacob met with Dr. Anne Tafaro, the founder of the organization Urgence d'Afrique, translated as Emergency Africa. She is helping young single mothers and children who were raped and abused during and after a devastating 1997-2000 civil war. Jacob documents the lives and hopes of young mothers and their children. His film and photographs focus on a remarkable project that will help these victims of war gain self-sufficiency through job training and build classrooms and a health center.