Tag: colonialism

A well-wrought thriller about the death of a Swedish UN Secretary-General

In his classic Mads Brügger-film style, the Danish director seeks to find out who stood behind the plane crash that killed the UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961.

Colonial voyeurism revisited

It is hard to tell if the archival documentary African Mirror is a rehabilitation of a colonial mind, a critique of colonialism or a piece of essayistic nostalgia over the colonial gaze. Probably it is a mix, and as such, nothing new.

The language of rebellion

Concerning violence is one of the best films I have even seen on repression and rebellion.
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