CONGO The Trial of King Leopald

Featuring Dr John Kani & Robert Whitehead, CONGO; The Trial of King Leopald, directed by Lesedi Job, is an imagined encounter between Advocate Xola Mlambo and King Léopold.

A satirical response to accounts by missionaries and traders in Congo Free State during Léopold’s reign.

King Léopold ii of Belgium, founder & owner of the Congo Free State extracted a fortune from the Congo in ivory and rubber through one of the cruellest forms of slavery almost wiping out a nation of Congolese inhabitants.


PERFORMANCE
VENUE
DATE
TIME
PRICE
 
This event occurs in the past. Please search for the event you require in the search box above.