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Freedom

Story of Africans at the time of decolonization

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The film tells the story of African men and women fighting for land, and fighting against each other. Progressively throughout the film the black King of the land, a white man (Mr. Roland) who represents the colonizing power, and different local people discover a way to fight together and unite in order to find a plan for their country and then to go out to remake the world. 'Freedom' is thought to be the first colour feature film scripted by Africans and filmed in Africa (Nigeria).

Film language

English

Year of release
1957
Film length
01:40:00
Film type
Production company
MRA productions
Location of original cut