Completed Films

PALIMPSESTE DU MUSÉE D'AFRIQUE

En collaboration avec Mona Mpembele

A Film by Matthias De Groof

- Producer -

Synopsis
"Palimpsest of the Africa museum" documents the renovation of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (now Africa Museum) as an esthetic mourning process, shows the complexity of the alterations and reveals through the eyes of the Belgian African Diapsora what the renovation really puts at stake: the decolonization of the Self.

Product guide
Documentary
Color
HD

Film Crew
Screenwriter : Matthias De Groof
Director : Matthias De Groof
Cinematographer - D.O.P. : Matthias De Groof
Editor : Sebastien Demeffe
Music : Ernst Reijseger
Texte et Voix : Jean Bofane

Producers
Cobra Films

Coproduction
VAF (Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds)

Broadcasts
Cinéma Z - Antwerp

Festival (s)
Docville Leuven
Première Bozar
Africa Festival Museum " M" Leuven
Cinema Méliès, Paris
Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
DOCFEED, Eindhoven
DOCLISBOA, Lisbon
EASA Biennial Conference, Lisbon
Ecrans Noirs, Yaoundé
EHESS, Paris
Festival de Cine Africano de Tarifa, Spain
Festival de cinéma de Douarnenez, France
Festival dei Popoli, Firenze 2020
Festival International du Film PanAfricain, Cannes
Fickin, Kinshasa
FIFA (Festival du Film d’Art), Monréal
FILAF 2020, Perpignan
Film Africa, London
FilmInitiativ, Köln
Gallery Bart, Gallery 3de Wal, WHAA & IFAA, Nijmegen
German Historical Museum, Berlin
German International Ethnographic Film Festival, Gottingen
Harvard Film Archive, US
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Humbold University, Berlin
Institut Français, Kinshasa
Institut National des Arts, Kinshasa
International Film Festival Rotterdam, IFFR 2009
International Film Festival Rotterdam, IFFR 2011
London School of Economics, London