Black Jesus (film)

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Black Jesus
Black Jesus FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Valerio Zurlini
Written by Franco Brusati
Valerio Zurlini
Starring Woody Strode
Cinematography Aiace Parolin
Edited by Franco Arcalli
Release dates
  • May 1968 (1968-05)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Black Jesus (Italian: Seduto alla sua destra) is a 1968 Italian drama film directed by Valerio Zurlini based on the life of Patrice Lumumba. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival,[1] but the festival was cancelled due to the events of May 1968 in France.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Black Jesus". Retrieved 2009-04-03. 

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