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African Apocalypse: The real ‘heart of darkness’ (REVIEW)

Joseph Conrad’s classic novella Heart of Darkness – and the film Apocalypse Now – examined colonial brutality. Yet as a new documentary points out, they missed the most crucial voices – those of the victims, writes Hanna Flint. In a year that has sharpened the focus on how Britain’s Imperialist legacy is remembered, the arrival…

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Collaboration on the continent

Here is a short article I wrote for the Pact website. It’s a scorching hot day in early May. There’s a distinctive line of national tents all in a row along the beach, with producers hustling for attention. I’m attending The Cannes Festival; the playground for the rich and famous, a place where producers hope…