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A movie by Peter Bate
“This excellent documentary tells one of the saddest stories of the late imperialist era, the genocide in the Belgian Congo. The growing need for rubber meant death for millions as the Belgian king himself set up world’s most efficient production line for rubber. The cruel systematic murder was carried out for the greed of one man.”
Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth
Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth explores the role that the United States and its allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. The film is a short version of a feature length production to be released in the near future. It locates the Congo crisis in a historical, social and political context. It unveils analysis and prescriptions by leading experts, practitioners, activists and intellectuals that are not normally available to the general public. The film is a call to conscience and action.
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A film by Lisa F. Jackson
“This extraordinary film, shot in the war zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), shatters the silence that surrounds the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Many tens of thousands of women and girls have been systematically kidnapped, raped, mutilated and tortured by soldiers from both foreign militias and the Congolese army.”
Street Children of Kinshasa. A documentary done by DR Congo Children organization
Street children can be seen in all poor nations of the world, but their numbers have been rising exponentially in the DRC due to several factors. The alarm must be sounded now than ever, as the crisis threatens to derail any development plan for the future of the DRC. This documentary has been pre-screened and received high marks by selected groups of people. You can view a trailer posted on the multimedia page of this blog.
*This filml can be obtain by contacting Gilbert Mulamba Telephone (919) 215 – 8781 Mail all request to 1013 Penncross Drive Raleigh. NC The DVD sells for $ 25.00 regular postage included. For priority mail $30.00
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by Daniel McCabe, Geoff McLean
After nearly 3 years of filming and research, the film makers present an in-depth exploration of the fight for the DRC’s vast mineral wealth and natural resources. Battles are waged daily by those who will kill to plunder the country’s rare metals and other natural bounty, which ends up in the hands of western end users.http://www.thisiscongo.com/videos/
Congo River, Beyond Darkness
A journey from the mouth to the source of the Congo, the world’s greatest river basin. The viewer encounters the centuries-old mythology of the river and the legendary figures who made history in the heart of Africa: explorers like David Livingstone (1813–1873) and Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841–1904), the colonial kings Leopold II and Baudouin I, and the Africans – Lumumba, Mobutu, and Kabila – who ruled after independence. —Cineuropa