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Boyamba Belgique [videorecording] : or why a king should not lose his sword

a film produced by Serendipity Films in co-production with Iota Production, Canvas, RTBF ; a film by Dries Engels and Bart van Peel ; produced by Ellen De Waele ; director, Dries Engels.
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
The day before the Congo gained independence, the saber of the Belgian king Baudouin was stolen by a young Congolese. This documentary attempts to trace who the man was and the meaning and symbolism of the act.
Director
Dries Engels
Performer(s)
Voiceover, Vincent Eaton.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
57 min.
Language
In English and French with English subtitles.
Contents
  • The sword
  • Mahungu
  • Longin
  • Ambroise Boimbo
  • Boende
  • Legacy
Credits
Script & research, Bart van Peel ; photography, Carl Rottiers ; editors, Joris Vanden Berk ; original music, Christian Martin, Joris Vanden Berk.
Published
[Belgium] :Serendipity Films ;Brooklyn, N.Y. :Icarus Films, [distributor],2010.
Description
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. DVD.
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