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Raoul Peck

In “The Young Karl Marx,” Youthful Charisma Defines an Icon

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The film paints Sherlock-Holmesian sketch of a man whose memory, to put it mildly, is tinged by whatever ideologies prevail.

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")

 
 
 

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