Kapinga Mingu, Antonietta
Antonietta Kapinga Mingu (Antoinette Kapinga Mingu)
Actress (Kananga, Congo Democratic Republic)
A non-professional actress born in Congo RDC and based in Rome, Italy, Antoinette Kapinga Mingu in 2009 was hired to play the supporting role of Sofia in Carlo Verdone’s Io loro e Lara (aka Me Them and Lara), alongside Letizia Sedrick Nimata Carla Akakpo and Teka Kanga, credited as Antonietta Kapinga Mingu. In 2012-14 she played a Somali woman in the theatrical production Sabbie for Teatro Millelire in Rome, on the murder of Ilaria Alpi e Miran Hrovatin, written and directed by Romano Talevi. In 2014 she starred in Che fine ha fatto Baby Jane?, adapted by Franco Ferrini and directed by Antonio Salines (Torino, Teatro Erba, March 2014). In 2017 she starred in a theatrical production from L’Éneide by Canadian Olivier Kemeid for Teatro di Roma – Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Teatro Carcano (Pordenone, Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, April 2017), alongside Emmanuel Dabone.
Antoinette appeared again in 2016 in the pilot episode of webseries Sottomess@ by Kassim Yassim Saleh.
Io, loro e Lara (2009, Carlo Verdone, ff, act), I casi della vita (Andrés Arce Maldonado, 2012, sf, act), Sottomess@ (Kassim Yassin Saleh, 2016, ws, act)
Frame taken from:
Io, loro e lara. Dir. Carlo Verdone. Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia S.p.a., 2009. Image reframed.
Contributors: Leonardo De Franceschi, with Luigi Forgione
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