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Democratic Republic of Congo

Why I Show Raoul Peck’s “Lumumba: La Mort du Prophète” To My Students

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Marcus Filipello, a UW Milwaukee history professor, analyzes this documentary on the Congo by Peck (best known for the Oscar-nominated "I Am Not Your Negro")

Review: “This Is Congo” and the farcical nature of power

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This brilliant war documentary shows that the decades-old Congo conflict is nothing more than a farcical power struggle.

 
 
 

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