China-Africa at the International Film Festival Rotterdam

Michiel Baas from the University of Amsterdam kindly brought to my attention that one of the themes of this year’s Rotterdam Film Festival, which starts on 26 January, is “Raiding Africa.” A number of documentaries, mostly (or only?) by African filmmakers, about China’s involvement there will be shown under this unkind title.

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One Response to China-Africa at the International Film Festival Rotterdam

  1. […] (RNW) has a feature on the reception of the BBC documentary When China Met Africa at the Rotterdam International Film Festival. The article quotes one of the filmmakers, Marc Francis, as saying that their goal with the film […]

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