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by Johan Grimonprez


Jazz and decolonization are entwined in this historical rollercoaster that rewrites the Cold War episode that led musicians Abbey Lincoln and Max Roach to crash the UN Security Council in protest against the murder of Patrice Lumumba.

international title: Soundtrack to a Coup d’Etat
original title: Soundtrack to a Coup d’Etat
country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
sales agent: Mediawan Rights
year: 2024
genre: documentary
directed by: Johan Grimonprez
film run: 150'
screenplay: Johan Grimonprez
cinematography by: Jonathan Wannyn
film editing: Rik Chaubet
producer: Daan Milius, Rémi Grellety
co-producer: Katja Draaijer, Frank Hoeve, Johan Grimonprez
production: Onomatopee Films, Warboys, BALDR Film

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