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The German King

Short Film

Set in 1914 at the start of World War I, The German King is the true story of Rudolf Douala Manga bell; a German raised African prince who becomes king after his father’s death. Upon returning home to Cameroon, he sees his people being oppressed and killed under Kaiser Wilhelm II’s colonial rule. He comes to realize that the only way to end his nation’s suffering, is to lead his people in a rebellion against the Kaiser; a man he once considered his brother.

Country: Cameroon

Director : Ade M’Cormack