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Raoul Peck’s LUMUMBA: DEATH OF A PROPHET Wed., Feb 9, after Community Meal

February 8, 2011

Wednesday, February 9, beginning at 7:30
>>> LUMUMBA: DEATH OF A PROPHET (1992)
This documentary by Raoul Peck (who was born in Haiti but raised in what is now the Congo) reconsiders the legacy of Patrice Lumumba, the Pan-Africanist leader and first democratically elected president of the Congo. Lumumba held office for only a year before being imprisoned and murdered in a Belgian-backed military coup (urged and assisted by the CIA).

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  1. February 8, 2011 2:40 pm

    I work through all of tomorrow night😦 But I’m going to get the pics up of your space tomorrow so you’ll have to tell me what you think! (Sean here, came in a few weeks ago and I believe we met – but Coogan was there when I was shooting!) http://santiagosojourns.wordpress.com

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