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Adanggaman

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Blending historical fact with African legend, this film takes an unusual look at the effects of the slave trade, exploring the complicity of African rulers in this crime against human dignity. In West Africa in the 17th century, King Adanggaman (Rasmane Ouedraogo) has aligned himself with slave traders from Europe, ordering tribes of Amazons to attack unfriendly villages and set their homes on fire. When the villagers attempt to escape, the slavers kidnap the Africans and send them away to be sold. Ossei...more

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70 out of 100 Metascore®

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