We Come as Friends Trailer (2015)

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Trailer for the documentary We Come as Friends.

Academy Award nominated director Hubert Sauper’s We Come as Friends is a modern odyssey, a dizzying, science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment when the Sudan, the continent’s biggest country, is being divided into two nations, an old “civilizing” pathology re-emerges – that of colonialism, the clash of empires, and new episodes of bloody (and holy) wars over land and resources.  The director of Darwin's Nightmare takes us on this voyage in his tiny, self-made, tin and canvas flying machine. He leads us into most improbable locations and into people’s thoughts and dreams, in both stunning and heartbreaking ways. Chinese oil workers, UN peacekeepers, Sudanese warlords, and American evangelists ironically weave common ground in this documentary, a complex, profound and humorous cinematic endeavor – a tale of very old and rather sinister verses.

Duration
2 min 23 sec

Views
5,488

Posted On
June 22, 2015
Director
Hubert Sauper

Writer
Hubert Sauper

Studio
BBC

Release
August 14, 2015
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
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No Music Available
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