Lumumba Lisa talks with filmmaker Raoul Peck, director of the feature film Lumumba, a biographical rendering of the rise and fall of Patrice Lumumba, who was the leader of Congo after it won its independence from Belgium. Lumumba represented the hope for African Independence. He remained in power for only a few months before he was assassinated, with the help of western nations, and his body destroyed. You can learn more about the movie and Lumumba's life by visiting Zeitgeist Films. Also check out www.blackfilmmakers.net.
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Lumumba

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Lumumba

Lumumba

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Lisa talks with filmmaker Raoul Peck, director of the feature film Lumumba, a biographical rendering of the rise and fall of Patrice Lumumba, who was the leader of Congo after it won its independence from Belgium. Lumumba represented the hope for African Independence. He remained in power for only a few months before he was assassinated, with the help of western nations, and his body destroyed. You can learn more about the movie and Lumumba's life by visiting Zeitgeist Films. Also check out www.blackfilmmakers.net.