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Title Congo [videorecording] : white king, red rubber, black death / an ArtMattan Productions release ; Periscope Productions and BBC, ZDF, Arte, IKON, VRT, RTBF, YLE, and in association with History Television, SBS Television, and Danmarks Radio ; produced by Paul Pauweis, Nick Fraser, Olaf Gunnert, Wessel van der Hammen, Philipe Van Meerbeeck, Bill Binnemans, and Iikka Vehkalahti ; written and directed by Peter Bate.

Imprint Chicago, IL : Facets Video, [2006]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    967.5102 CON    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2004.
Special features: Bonus documentary: "Boma-Tervuren, the journey."
Credits Cinematography, Renaat Lambeets ; editor, Hugh Williamson ; music, Howard Davidson ; costume designer, Else Bognerts ; narrator, Nick Fraser
Performer Featuring: Elie Lison, Roger May, Steve Driesen, Tshilombo Imhotep, Annette Keeley.
Summary Describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885-1908. Under his control, Congo became a labor camp of shocking brutality. People were starved and tortured in the name of harvesting rubber.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.30:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Language In English and French/Flemish with English subtitles.
Subject LĂ©opold II, King of the Belgians, 1835-1909.
Slavery.
Rubber tappers.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Foreign relations.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary -- Television specials.
Historical -- Television specials.
Social problem -- Television specials.
Added Author Bate, Peter.
Lison, Elie.
May, Roger.
Driesen, Steve.
Davidson, Howard.
Facets Video (Firm)
Added Title Boma-tervuen, the journey.
ISBN 1565805135
Standard No. 736899093624
Music No. 88520 Facets Video

 
    
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