Item Details

Boyamba Belgique, or Why a King Should Not Lose His Sword

Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Documentary Films; Nonfiction Films
Date
2010
Duration
57:20
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.
Publisher
Serendipity Films
Icarus Films, [distributor]
Language
English
Contents
The sword -- Mahungu -- Longin -- Ambroise Boimbo -- Boende -- Legacy.
Notes
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.
Script & research, Bart van Peel ; photography, Carl Rottiers ; editors, Joris Vanden Berk ; original music, Christian Martin, Joris Vanden Berk.
Voiceover, Vincent Eaton.
In English and French with English subtitles.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
Related Resources
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Terms of Use
Digital Site License: The film can be streamed on a password-protected system open only to UVa faculty, students, and staff. This license is valid until May 17, 2017.
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