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Kreol | Amílcar Cabral

D: Frédérique Menant, FR 2010, 52 min., English version (in English, French, Portuguese with English subtitles) | D: Ana Ramos Lisboa, 2001, BF, CV, PT 60 min., Portuguese OV with English subtitles

Mario Lucio’s musical journey along former slave routes | Multilayered portrait of an icon of African independence struggles

Kreol
D: Frédérique Menant, FR 2010, 52 min., English version (in English, French, Portuguese with English subtitles)

Mario Lucio is a musician, poet and politician. The film accompanies him in 2010 on a musical journey along the old slave routes, from Cape Verde via Cuba to Europe. Lucio’s album Kreol was created from his encounters with local musicians.

Amilcar Cabral | © Artmattan Films

Amilcar Cabral | © Artmattan Films

Amílcar Cabral
D: Ana Ramos Lisboa, 2001, BF, CV, PT 60 min., Portuguese OV with English subtitles

An icon of African history: Until his assassination in 1973, the agricultural engineer and poet Amílcar Cabral was a central figure in Guinea-Bissau’s and Cape Verde’s decolonial struggle against Portugal. The film is a multi-layered portrait from archival material and conversations with family and fellow combatants.