EN - The day before the Congo gained independence, the sword of the Belgian king Baudouin was stolen by a young Congolese. Half a century later, we embark on a quest for both the sword and the thief, and attempt to explore the deeper meaning of that symbolic act.

FR - Le jour avant que le Congo n’obtienne son indépendance, le sabre du roi Baudouin fut volé par un jeune congolais. Un demi siècle plus tard, une quête du sabre et de son voleur est entreprise, et nous découvrons la profonde signification de cet acte symbolique.

Info

Title Boyamba Belgique
Original title Boyamba Belgique
Original language French, Dutch, English, Kikongo, Lingala
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Docs
Year 2010

Credits

Photography Carl Rottiers
Editing Joris Vanden Berk
Music Christian Martin & Joris Vanden Berk

Technical specs

Running time film 60'
Release format HD
Aspect ratio 16/9
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), MEDIA Programme, RTBF, CANVAS

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Short info

Director Dries Engels, Bart Van Peel
Producers Ellen De Waele
Writers Bart Van Peel, Dries Engels
Contact

Serendipity Films
Ellen De Waele
Huigeveldstraat 37
9950 Sint-Antelinks
Belgium
T +32 499 46 36 95
ellen@serendipityfilms.be
www.serendipityfilms.be

Sales

CAT&Docs
Catherine Le Clef
18, rue Quincampoix
75004 Paris
France
T +33 1 44 61 77 48
info@catndocs.com
catndocs.com

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