Black hands

Black hands

trial of the arsonist slave = Les mains noires : procés de l'esclave incendiaire

DVD - 2010 | French
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This film investigates slavery in Canada through the story of Marie-Josèphe Angélique, a Black slave accused of burning Montreal in 1734. After an epic trial, she was tortured and sentenced to death. But was she really guilty of this crime or was she the victim of a bigger conspiracy? Mixes interviews with historians and theatrical re-enactments to explore a little-known piece of Canadian history.
Publisher: Laval, Quebec : Bel Ange Moon Productions, c2010
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: DVD 971.428 Ang


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