Saturday 04 December 2021

Dutch slavery film wins top prize at US festival

A Dutch film won two major prizes at the San Diego Black Film Festival on Monday evening.

Tula The Revolt, about the slave uprising on the island of Curaçao in 1795 and led by the slave Tula, won best film and best actor for Obi Abili.

The film, directed by Jeroen Leinders and also starring Danny Glover, was released in Dutch cinemas in 2013.

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