Under the White Mask: The Film that Haesaerts Could Have Made

Onder het witte masker: de film die Haesaerts had kunnen maken
Matthias De Groof
2020 • Belgium • 10’
Portuguese Premiere
Portuguese Premiere

Based on fragments of Under the Black Mask, a 1958 film by Paul Haesaerts, this new film imagines what the masks, now subjects, would say. Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism is spoken in Lingala for the first time, and it is still a critical mirror for Europe.

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