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Concerning Violence

Year: 2014

Genre: Documentary, Drama

Duration: 89 mins

Starring: Lauryn Hill (voice), Thomas Sankara, Am'lcar Cabral, Tonderai Makoni, Robert Mugabe

Director: Goran Olsson

Narrated by Ms Lauryn Hill, Concerning Violence is both an archive-driven documentary covering the most daring moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World, as well as an exploration into the mechanisms of decolonization through text from Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth. Fanon's landmark book, written over 50 years ago, is still a major tool for understanding and illuminating the neocolonialism happening today, as well as the violence and reactions against it. Concerning Violence is part of our Discover season with Times+ and Picturehouse Cinemas. #Discover