Black heart, White men


Feature film - Documentary

Finished - Major

2011 - 104 min - Histoire - FR

Director : Samuel Tilman

Screenplay : Daneil Cattier, Isabelle Christians, Jean-François Bastin, Robert Neys, Samuel Tilman

Producer : Eklektik Productions (BE), Off World Productions (BE)

Partners : Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, RTBF (Télévision belge), Wallimage, Screen Brussels, Tax Shelter, Belfius, Fonds Audiovisuel de Flandre (VAF), VRT - Canvas, Arte, Musée Royal d'Afrique Central de Tervuren, de Belgavox, Umedia Family

Distributor : La compagnie des phares et balises


Black heart, white men is a feature-length documentary about the colonization of the largest country in Central Africa, Congo, whose destiny was out of the ordinary. This saga, covering five centuries of history full of surprises, offeringnew light and fresh and coveted a prosperous region, drawing on recent historiography and using the methods of docu-fiction animation.

Based on the documentary series KONGO.

Technical information

Editing : Thomas Vandecasteele


Festival de Cinéma de Douarnenez / France / août 2018

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