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He was the black Swiss

Whoa. It stays that way? On shaky footage you see any of the rocks, on which dark figures are sitting. A voice whispers something of the "Wild", the Swiss mountain learning similar to and to the extent that the true Democrats are. Preferably the speaker would build the trunk area of this "Negro" a fence to protect them from harmful influences.

It is not so. The images are very much better. These first pictures were taken hold of early in the travel of the Berners René Gardi (1909-2000) in the North of Cameroon. In search of the simple, primitive life style of the former secondary school teacher came for the first time in 1948, to Africa. Of the continent fascinated him to such an extent that he hinreiste then every 18 months and, thanks to books, TV shows, and movies for the Swiss population to Africa mediator par excellence was.

is Someone denouncing easily: The Film goes deeper. Video: YouTube/Outside the Box

As of the 1984-born Mischa Hedinger in Burkina Faso for an NGO was on the road, he felt uncomfortable in his role as a white filmmaker. The awakened in him memories of Gardi. In the train of his Research Hedinger acquired the vast estate of this Swiss Africa lover and created "African Mirror". The great strength of the film is that Hedinger Gardi denounced just as stupid racists, but by a clever Montage of him self in all its ambiguity can be represented.

Since Gardi asks us Swiss: "Who of us would like to live in a mud hut without furniture?" (Note the "yet".) But Gardi also shows how French colonists to bring Africans to do work against the money – so they can then pay taxes, as it should be. As weird as insightful, smart Film.

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Created: 13.11.2019, 17:40 PM

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