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Title Lumumba. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. Zeitgeist Films, 2001.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (114 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Performer Alex Descas, André Debaar, Cheik Doukouré, Dieudonné Kabongo Bashila, Eriq Ebouaney, Maka Kotto, Mariam Kaba, Oumar Diop Makena, Pascal Nzonzi, Rudi Delhem, Théophile Moussa Sowié
Event Originally produced by Zeitgeist Films in 2001.
Summary From the director of I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO. Made in the tradition of such true-life political thrillers as Malcolm X and JFK, Raoul Peck’s award-winning LUMUMBA is a gripping epic that dramatizes for the first time the rise and fall of legendary African leader Patrice Lumumba. When the Congo declared its independence from Belgium in 1960, Lumumba became the first Prime Minister of the newly independent state. Called "the politico of the bush" by journalists of the day, he became a lightning rod of Cold War politics as his vision of a united Africa gained him powerful enemies in Belgium and the U.S. Nominated for the CICAE Art CInema Award at the **Cannes Film Festival.** Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards.** *"Peck, who assayed Lumumba's life in a 1991 documentary, now paces the doomed man's story like the genuine thriller that it is." - Ella Taylor, **L.A. Weekly***
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In French
Subject African studies.
Foreign films.
Drama.
History, Modern.
Motion pictures.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Peck, Raoul, film director.
Descas, Alex, actor.
Debaar, André, actor.
Doukouré, Cheik, actor.
Kabongo Bashila, Dieudonné, actor.
Ebouaney, Eriq, actor.
Kotto, Maka, actor.
Kaba, Mariam, actor.
Diop Makena, Oumar, actor.
Nzonzi, Pascal, actor.
Delhem, Rudi, actor.
Moussa Sowié, Théophile, actor.
Zeitgeist Films (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 6346754 Kanopy
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