Drama, historical film | United States

Set in 1914 at the start of World War I, The German King is the unbelievable true story of King 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 subjugated and enslaved under Kaiser Wilhelmʼs II oppressive colonial rule. He realizes the only way to put an end to his peopleʼs suffering, is to lead a rebellion against the man he once considered his brother.


Wednesday, October 27, 5:00 pm
Saga Hallstahammar (Storgatan 12, Hallstahammar)
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Sunday, October 24, 7:00 pm
Royal Eskilstuna (Järntorget 2, Eskilstuna)
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Director Adetokumboh M’Cormack
Writer Adetokumboh M’Cormack
Producer Pauley Perrette, Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Constance Ejuma, Chris Freeman, Vincent Shakir
Cinematographer Justin Janowitz
Key cast Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Scottie Thompson, Constance Ejuma, Raphael Corkhill, Markus Jorgensen
Other credits Art Direction: Stephonika W. Kaye; Costume Design: Mahriama Suma, Makenzi Jordan; Sound: Christopher Marino; Editor: Hanna Sturwold; Sound Design: Christopher Marino; Music: Theodore Ramirez


Year 2019
Duration 0h 20m
Genres Drama, historical film
Language English, German with English subtitles