US PREMIERE Museums continue to be guardians of the politics of colonization; whether by whitewashing the plunder of artefacts from the global south or from being sponsored by neocolonial corporations that continue to exploit human lives. Continuing in the vein of his earlier film Enjoy Poverty, Renzo Martens tries imagining a utopia where the subaltern not only speaks, but creates art, displays it, and is able to monetize it. Martens’ postcolonial utopia unpacks colonialism and tries reclaiming the privileges and wealth that come with it. – Bedatri Choudhury  

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Renzo Martens.

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Director: Renzo Martens, Renzo Martens
Producer: Pieter van Huystee, Pieter van Huystee
Writer: Renzo Martens, Renzo Martens
Cinematographer: Dareck Tuba, Dareck Tuba
Editor: Boaz van Der Spek, Boaz van Der Spek
Language: Lingala, French, English, Dutch, Lingala, French, English, Dutch
Country: The Netherlands, Belgium, The Netherlands, Belgium
Year: 2020
Publicist: Pieter van Huystee Film, Pieter van Huystee Film