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Documentary, Belgium, 2011

Direction : Samuel Tilman
Music : Thomas Vaquié
Production : Eklektik Production

This documentary series will relieves the story of the colonization of Central Africa from 1480 to the present day, outlining the ties that continue to link the region to the West by exploring key historical stages: 
the arrival of the first Europeans in Africa and the establishment of trade; the religious conquest; the abuses of slavery; the dividing up of Africa between imperial powers; 
economic excesses; the controlling of local elites; failed independence movements, predatory dictatorships etc...

About The Music :


The history of Congo is rich, epic, violent and tormented. I wanted to accompany this with an orchestral and powerful music.

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