Concerning violence

Concerning violence (Sweden, U.S.A., Denmark)

Directed by:
Göran Hugo Olsson
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Synopsis:

Concerning Violence is based on the classic book "The Wretched of the Earth" by Franz Fanon. Written 50 years ago, Fanon's work is a major tool for understanding and illuminating present day neocolonialism and the unrest and reactions it provokes. The documentary builds on newly discovered and powerful archive footage of some of the most audacious moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World.

Festivals
Sundance 2014, Berlin 2014 (Panorama Dokumente), Goteborg 2014, Hong Kong 2014

Awards
Cinema Fairbindet Prize - Berlin 2014
 

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