The 19th New York African Film Festival: 'Black Africa, White Marble'

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Wed Apr 11 2012, 15:00:16

From very the opening scenes of Black Africa, White Marble, we learn that Brazzaville, in Republic of Congo, is the only capital in Africa to still carry the name of a European. While Brazza's far more famous contemporary, Henry "Dr. David Livingston, I presume" Stanley, is remembered as the handmaiden who ushered in King Leopold [...]

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