Dhillon filming the Simba rebels in ALbertville

Mohinder Dhillon filming the Simba rebels in Albertville , Congo, (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) or ‘Congo, D.R.C’ in 1964. This was the year Mohinder Dhillon escaped the firing squad by the skin of his teeth. Simba rebel leader, Gaston Soumialot second in command inspects guard of honor as Mohinder Dhillon, the only film maker to venture to Albertville (now Kalemie) shoots with his first hand wound, a Bell and Howell 70 DR camera. The simba rebels occupied most of eastern Congo under the command of late Laurent Kabila, the father of current President Joseph Kabila who does not want to relinquish his power, ruining his country in the process.

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