Europe's Forbidden Colony: The Business of Colonisation
In the first episode, The Business of Colonisation, Srećko finds evidence that the colonial methods of extraction and democratic suppression that European nations once applied to much of the Middle East and Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries are now being practised on Europe itself.
2 x 50 mins, Current Affairs/History series, Al Jazeera English
Croatian philosopher Srecko Horvat travels across Europe in this provocative examination of the causes behind the crises facing Europe. Contributors include former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, Nigel Farage, Slavoj Zizek, Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, Noam Chomsky, sociologist Saskia Sassen, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and mayor of Barcelona Ada Colau.
“An accomplished documentary…Encourages us to think critically about the many problems Europe faces” Open Democracy
"Looking forward to Europe's Forbidden Colony by Srecko Horvat on @AlJazeera" Paul Mason @paulmasonnews
"Quite possibly the best exposé on the state of the EU" @jluismartin
"An excellent documentary by Srecko Horvat, essential viewing" @ghigoberni
"Is Europe colonizing itself? EU neo-liberalism and the migrant crisis. With Srecko, me, @yanisvaroufakis, Zizek." Julian Assange @JulianAssange"
Director & Series Producer - Dan Davies
Presenter - Srećko Horvat Editor - Robyn Wright Production Manager – Dan Boaden Research – Priya Biring, Dan Boaden Director of Photography - Anson Hartford, Theopi Skarlatos
Commissioning Executive – Farid Barsoum/Ingrid Falk
Executive Producers – Hugh Hartford, Anson Hartford
Production Company - Banyak Films