Colonial Treasures: Returning Africa's Stolen Art I ARTE.tv Documentary


Europe’s great museums hold treasures from across Africa looted during the colonial period. It is thought that over 75% of Africa’s artistic heritage is currently held outside of the continent, for the most part in Europe.  For decades now countries of origin have been asking for these works back, most famously the Benin Bronzes held by the British Museum and other collections, with little success.  An in depth look at the complex question of the restitution of works of art. Available until 26/04/2022 ARTE.tv Documentary is here to tell you more about what’s going on in the world of culture, news and current affairs with powerful, refreshing and entertaining docs subtitled in English for our international fans. Discover a whole world on #ARTE.tv Subscribe to our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVogAsASqbceBmQMi1WA39g You can also find us on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ARTE.tv Twitter: https://twitter.com/ARTE


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