SG – We Come As Friends (Movie)

South Sudan gained independence in 2011. But what does it mean to be independent for a war-torn, impoverished but resource-rich country?

Organised by Studium Generale, Studium Generale

Sun 13 February 2022 19:30

Duration 110 min
Venue Movie W

About We Come As Friends (Movie)

Well, at least you can expect many ‘friends’ to visit. Director Hubert Sauper built himself a primitive plane to be able to penetrate this ‘last frontier’, and to paint an almost surreal, raw picture of neocolonialist exploitation. 

Hubert Sauper, 2014, 110 min
Mainly English spoken, but some parts are not. Dutch subs.

Free entrance for WUR-card holders. Register at moview.nl, under ’10-zittenkaart’, and show your WUR-card at the cinema.

About series ‘Reframing Colonialism’

When colonialism ground to a halt, did colonisation end? We explore this question by looking at what underpinned colonialism and the evolution of colonisation. To what extent is it part of our shared past, present and perhaps even futures?