Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

Watch Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

  • 2004
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.7  (205)
  • 65

This true, astonishing story of what King Leopold II did in the Congo was forgotten for over 50 years. " Congo:White King, Red Rubber, Black Death" describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885 and 1908. Under his control, Congo became a gulag labor camp of shocking brutality. Leopold posed as the protector of Africans fleeing Arab slave-traders but, in reality, he carved out an empire based on terror to harvest rubber.

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death
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This true, astonishing story of what King Leopold II did in the Congo was forgotten for over 50 years. " Congo:White King, Red Rubber, Black Death" describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885 and 1908. Under his control, Congo became a gulag labor camp of shocking brutality. Leopold posed as the protector of Africans fleeing Arab slave-traders but, in reality, he carved out an empire based on terror to harvest rubber.

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death is a 2004 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 65.

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  • Release Date
    2004
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (205)
  • Metascore
    65