Congo: White King, Red Rubber, BlackDeath

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death (PAFF 2005)
Documentary/Belgium/Australia/Canada/Denmark/Finland/France/Germany/Nethe rlands/UK/92min/2003
Director: Peter Bate

A visually stunning docudrama revealing the true story of the terror and shocking brutality implemented by King Leopold II of Belgium as he created a wealthy empire by turning the Congo into a brutal labor camp for the harvest of rubber, resulting in the death and maiming of over 10 million people between 1885 and 1908. Documentary Honorable Mention, 2005 PAFF