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Africa addio (1966)

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The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.

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From the producers of 'Mondo Cane' comes this violent document of a continent in transition; the change from white colonialism to independent black statehood. Often times, this resulted in the wholesale massacre of thousands of people and the indiscriminate extermination of wild life. Captured on film are mercenary killer squads wiping out entire villages, executions, Mau-Mau massacres and more! Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Africa Blood and Guts  »

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In one scene where director Gualteiro Jacopetti and his crew encounter a soldier at Dar es Salaam, Jacopetti (in the dark blue shirt) is seen for a few seconds after he and his crew were dragged out of the car. Notice that Jacopetti suffered a cut after the soldier smashes the car window. See more »

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One of the Most Important Films of the Last 50 Years.
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This frank, unsettling eye-witness account of the chaos in Africa after the pullout of the English, French and Portuguese is one of the most incredible films I've ever seen. It should be shown to everyone, everywhere, man, woman or child to help them understand what happened to Africa and why it's not simply 'poverty' or 'debt' that created the horrible state of impoverishment on that continent from Sudan to Angola.

This film is impressive because it shows the cost of war, not only to men, women and children, but also to game preserves, the environment and to the next generation that inherits these conflicts.

One of the most unsettling things in the documentary was the recorded footage of Hutus killing Tutsis in Rwanda. No this isn't 1993. This is 1966! Nothing has changed. Also there are shocking scenes of Africans in Sudan mass executing Arabs in makeshift prison camps. Funny in 2006, the Junjaweed Arab militia is currently massacring Sudanese blacks.

This is a film that will enraged you, but if you're white and from a North-Western European background like me, you can't help but feel that this is a portrait of a world we've sown.


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