When China Met Africa

When China Met Africa

THE STORY
On the front line of China’s foray into Africa, this landmark observational film tells the story of a Chinese farmer, a road builder and the Zambia’s minister of trade to reveal the expanding footprint of a rising global power.

‘When China Met Africa’ was a multi-broadcast and theatrical project involving BBC Storyville, Arte France, VPRO and the Sundance Institute.

 

A Speakit Films & Zeta Productions co-production
Written, directed and produced by: Marc Francis and Nick Francis
Executive Producer: Miriana Bojic Walter
Editor: Hugh Williams
Music: Florencia Di Concilio
Executive Producer for Arte: Christilla Huillard Kann and Pierrette Ominetti
Executive Producer for BBC: Nick Fraser
Executive Producer for VPRO: Barbara Truyen

"FASCINATING"

Total Film

"COMPELLING"

Empire

"EYE-OPENING"

The Guardian

"A RARE GRASS-ROOTS VIEW INTO ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ECONOMIC CHALLENGES OF OUR AGE"

The Times

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