REVIEW: Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019 – Documentary)

Theatrical Release Poster – Magnolia Pictures / Camera Film

The following is a review of Cold Case Hammarskjöld — Directed by Mads Brügger.

In Mads Brügger’s Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a Danish filmmaker and journalist teams up with Göran Björkdahl from Sweden who has inherited a particular obsession from his father. Björkdahl is obsessed with the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld, the UN General Secretary who died in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia in 1961. Together, Brügger and Björkdahl hope to uncover what exactly happened to Hammarskjöld by investigating the theory that he was murdered. But, in doing so, Brügger and Björkdahl come upon a complex conspiracy theory about a mysterious paramilitary organization, the so-called South African Institute for Maritime Research (SAIMR), with sinister plans for the continent. Continue reading “REVIEW: Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019 – Documentary)”

REVIEW: The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

Poster - Netflix
Poster – Netflix

The following is a quick review of The Siege of Jadotville – a Netflix film.

The newest Netflix Original Film – The Siege of Jadotville – is dedicated to the veterans of ‘A Company’ – an Irish group of UN troops – and is based on the true story of how, in 1961, an outnumbered Irish company resisted an assault by Katanganese troops.  Continue reading “REVIEW: The Siege of Jadotville (2016)”