Tula the Revolt
A story reflecting the centuries of conflict between black and white people, the effects of which still haunt us today.
An international English-language character movie about Tula, the leader of the slave uprising on the Dutch island of Curacao in 1795. The true story of a man who dared to stand up against his oppressors, leading his people in a peaceful march for freedom, equality and brotherhood, desperately fighting for what he believed in. TULA, THE REVOLT is a remarkable story about a remarkable man and his fight for justice, re-emphasising the universal important values: equality, freedom and brotherhood.
Original title: TULA THE REVOLT
Prod: FishEye Feature Films
Sc: Curtis Holt Hawkins
D.O.P.: Dolph van Stapele
Cast: Jeroen Krabbé (ONLY DECENT PEOPLE, THE DISCOVERY OF HEAVEN), Danny Glover (LETHAL WEAPON), Paul Bazely (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), Obi Abili (MIND CLOSURE).
Completed: June 2013
Festivals and awards a.o.:
London Film Awards - Grand Jury Prize
Montreal International Black Film Festival
Pan-African Film Festival
Trinidad Tobago Film Festival
African Diaspora International Film Festival New York