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Black Jesus 1968

  • Valerio Zurlini
  • May 16, 1968
  • 93 mins
  • Italian
  • Drama
A thinly-disguised biography of African leader Patrice Lumumba, here called Lalubi. Lalubi, a Christ-like leader determined to save his people, by passive resistance, from the dictatorial regime propped up by European colonialists, is imprisoned and tortured, along with a thief who comes to a greater understanding through his contact with Lalubi.


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