Empire of Dust
|Empire of Dust|
|Directed by||Bram Van Paesschen|
|Written by||Bram Van Paesschen|
|Language||Mandarin with English subtitles|
Empire of Dust is a 2011 German documentary directed by Bram Van Paesschen. The documentary follows two employees of the Chinese Railway Engineering Company (CREC): Lao Yang, manager of a Chinese mining company's logistics group, and his driver/interpreter Eddy, a Congolese who speaks Mandarin, as they work to rebuild a road connecting a mining site in Kolwezi to Lubumbashi, the capital of what was then Katanga Province. It is in the context of a trade deal between the People's Republic of China and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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- "Empire of Dust, Bram van Paesschen (2011), 77 min". African Studies Centre Leiden. 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
- Scott, Daniel James (2011-12-04). "Director Bram Van Paesschen on Empire of Dust". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
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