Archive | Pan African films and documentaries

2. Mandela: The Living Legend

ON Tuesday 18 July, IPATC screened a two-part BBC documentary entitled “Mandela: The Living Legend”, followed by a discussion.


Revealing a truly extraordinary man, this is a story of Nelson Mandela as seen through his own eyes and through the recollections of both famous and ordinary people who have played a part in his life. This two-part documentary follows Mandela over six months as he goes about his day-to-day duties in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

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1. Showing of film “Lumumba” plus discussion

ON Friday 30 June 2017, the 57th anniversary of the DRC’s independence, IPATC staged a showing of the acclaimed film ‘Lumumba’, followed by a discussion. Patrice Lumumba was the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and a fierce Pan-African, who was martyred in 1961. This documentary by the Haitian-American director Raoul Peck depicts Lumumba’s life and times.

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