The Belgian Congo (HUM220/ HUM303/HUM415)

Students of HUM220 and HUM303: The first two of these films provide crucial context for Joseph Conrad’s The Heart of Darkness.

Students of HUM415: If you are interested in learning more about the violence required by capitalism in its colonial and neocolonial forms, these films will be useful.

A documentary film based on Adam Hochschild’s award-winning history King Leopold’s Ghost:

A BBC documentary on the Belgian colonialism in Congo:

A very compelling docu-drama about Patrice Lumumba, his murder with the complicity of the CIA, and neocolonialism: