Moka-Malo, des corsaires à la conquête du café

A documentary by Richard Hamon. Worked as Art Director.

A documentary about coffee’s trade history and the birth of capitalism around the world in the 18th century. Director: Richard Hamon. Productions: Vivement Lundi ! & France 3.

“17th century, coffee becomes popular in Europe thank to the cultural influence of the Ottoman Empire. In January 1708, two frigates leave Saint-Malo to Yemen, the only land where coffee is cultivated. Their intention is to start a trade of this black gold and brake Netherland’s market monopoly.”

Making of Moka-Malo

Concepts Moka-Malo