About the Film


The unbelievable true story of Rudolf Douala Manga Bell, an African King who leads a rebellion against Kaiser Wilhelm II's oppressive colonial rule at the start of World War 1.

Adetokumboh M’Cormack - Writer, Director, Producer, Actor


Adetokumboh M’Cormack “Ade” is an actor, writer and director originally from Sierra Leone. He wrote and directed the award-winning short Irish Goodbye, which was a 2019 finalist at the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes Film Festival. He is also an award-winning actor, winning Best Actor for The German King at the Oscar Qualifying Rhode Island International Film Festival. His film and television credits include Blood Diamond alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Lost, Heroes and NCIS. He currently voices the character Isaac on the Netflix animated TV series Castlevania as well as the character Kofi on the upcoming Gods and Heroes and developing a feature-length version of The German King. He also stars in the upcoming Mitch Temple Film, Los Angeles.

Upcoming Screenings

Pan  African  Film  Festival   (Los  Angeles)  Feb  15th  &  Feb  22nd 




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The German King Trailer