Empire

Category:

art

Client:

Independent

Type:

Documentary, Television/Online, Installation, Interactive

The Unintended Consequences of Colonialism

A hidden synagogue in the mountains of Indonesia. A goldmine in Suriname run by the descendants of runaway slaves. A white supremacist enclave in the South African desert. 

 

These are only a few of the communities brought to light in Empire, the Emmy-nominated immersive documentary project about the current day legacy of Dutch colonialism.

 

Shot in ten countries over four years, Empire uses nonfiction filmmaking and cutting-edge technology to reveal how the actions of a handful of 17th-century traders still shape our world today.

Related links

Empire Interactive Website

View Empire interactive website (Desktop, Google Chrome only)

 

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MIT Case Study

View MIT case study  “Empire, An Exploded Feature Film”

 

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