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3.5
68 Ratings

Lumumba

Directed by Raoul Peck
France, 2000
Biography, Drama

Synopsis

Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, was not yet 30 when the first tremors of botched decolonization thrust him to the forefront of the international political arena. Lumumba’s destiny as tragic hero was charted, his assassination programmed.

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Lumumba Directed by Raoul Peck

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2000

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Toronto International Film Festival

2000

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

2001

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