Thursday, May 26, 2011
Colour Bar - Belgian-Congolese Mixed Race in Search of his identity (interview)
Roland Gust was born to a Congolese mother and a Belgian father. He grew up in Congo, believing he was white. That is, until his family decided to return to Belgium when he was twelve. Twenty years later, in a recently released documentary, Colour Bar, we follow him in his desire to find a grammar to describe his past. 5 Questions for Roland Gust.– Tom Devriendt (from Africa is a Country)
Read this very interesting interview at Africa is a Country - The Belgian Color Bar
Gunst is a film maker and musician who spend the last 5 years making a documentary about his search for identity. He is also a friend of Afro-Europe blogger Sibo who wrote a story about his film "Colour Bar", you can read it here
For a translation in English click the "CC" button on the right.