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Title King Leopold's ghost [videorecording] / Linden Productions ; produced by Pippa Scott ; directed & adapted by Pippa Scott.

Imprint [Surrey, U.K.] : Journeyman Pictures, [2011]

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 Moore Reserves (Circulation Desk)  DT655 .K56 2011    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 DVD (103 minutes) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD-R ; Dolby digital.
Performer Narration by Don Cheadle with Alfre Woodard and James Cromwell.
Credits Co-produced by Glory Friend ; co-directed & edited by Oreet Rees ; music, Yoav Goren ; senior cinematographer, Craig Matthew.
Note "Based on the book by Adam Hochschild."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play in some DVD equipment.
Summary "The modern history of the Congo is a story of terrifying brutality. Beginning with the horrific campaigns of King Leopold II, and tracing the impact of the Belgian-led abuses on later ages, this shocking documentary is a heart-rending tale of a rich country destroyed by colonial greed"--Container.
Subject Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government -- 1885-1908.
Forced labor -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 19th century.
Forced labor -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 20th century.
Indigenous peoples -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 19th century.
Indigenous peoples -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 20th century.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Human rights movements -- History -- 19th century.
Human rights movements -- History -- 20th century.
Hochschild, Adam -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Scott, Pippa, 1935-
Cheadle, Don.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Cromwell, James.
Hochschild, Adam. King Leopold's ghost.
Linden Productions.
Journeyman Pictures (Great Britain)
Added Title King Leopold's ghost (Motion picture)