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VINTAGE FILM OF A BATWA COMMUNITY BUILDING A BRIDGE IN THE CONGOLESE RAINFOREST

EnvironmentVINTAGE FILM OF A BATWA COMMUNITY BUILDING A BRIDGE IN THE CONGOLESE RAINFOREST

The following is a link to a film made possibly in the 1930’s (?) in the Congo. It is about a group of Batwa (Pygmies) who build a bridge spanning a river teeming with crocodiles. It was produced by Castle Films for their series “The Adventure Parade”. The narration is condescending but the film is worth that annoyance

 

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