Black Heart, white man
a series by Samuel Tilman, Daniel Cattier, Isabelle Christians, Jean-François Bastin

Congo is a documentary series in 3 episodes dedicated to the colonization of the largest country in Central Africa, the Congo, whose fate was out of the ordinary. This series offers an original and new light on the region, drawing a recent historiography using the process of fictional documentary in animation.


written & directed by
Samuel Tilman
Daniel Cattier
Isabelle Christians
Jean-François Bastin


Awards & festivals

Official selection Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur - FIFF
Namur, Belgium, 2010

Official selection African Diaspora Film Festival - ADIFF)
USA, 2011

Official selection Vues d'Afrique
Canada, 2011

Broadcasted by
RTBF (Belgium/Wallonia)
VRT-Canvas (Belgium/Flanders)
ARTE (France)
Planète (France)
Ceska TV (Czech Republic)
TV3 (Spain/Catalunia)
LTV (Letvia)
RSI (Swiss/ Italian region)

Production Details

An Eklektik Productions Off World production

In coproduction with
RTBF (Télévision belge)
VRT - Canvas, Arte
Royal Museum of Central Africa (Tervuren)
Umedia Family

With the support from
Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
Flanders Audiovisual Fund
Screen Brussels
The Belgian Federal Government Tax Shelter
Fonds Audiovisuel de Flandre