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African Leaders: Frantz Fanon & Amilcar Cabral - 2 disc set

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Portrait of two leaders of the Pan-African Liberation Movement: Frantz Fanon and Amilcar Cabral. Using rare archival footage, director Ana Lucia Ramos Lisboa accurately chronicles both the personal and public sides of an African icon in Amilcar Cabral (Cape Verde/ Portugal, 2001, 52 mins., in Portuguese with English Subtitles). The founder...

Kirikou and the Sorceress

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KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou -- a clever, courageous little boy born in an African village in which Karaba the Sorceress has placed a terrible curse -- as he sets out on a quest to free his village of the curse...

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba! DVD with bonus short Aces

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Watch this movie ON VOD Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. Miriam Makeba was forced into exile in 1959. She sang for John F. Kennedy, performed with Harry Belafonte and Nina...

Great African Films - Vol. 4

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GREAT AFRICAN FILMS - Vol 4 The fourth installment in this series of award-winning films from Africa includes Moussa Toure's impressive "The Pirogue" and Khady Sylla's incisive docs "Colobane Express" and "The Silent Monologue."   THE PIROGUE / LA PIROGUE Director: Moussa ToureFrom: Senegal / France / GermanyYear: 2012Minutes: 87minsLanguage :...

Youssou N'Dour & Sotigui Kouyate: African Storytellers

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Watch this movie ON VOD Two African Griots connect Africa and the World: Youssou N’Dour in Return to Gorée by Pierre-Yves Borgeau, Sotigui Kouyaté in Names Live Nowhere by Dominique Loreau. DVD also includes Youssou N’Dour’s live concert performance on Gorée Island.    RETURN TO GOREE Film and Concert A...

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Movie

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The Belgian government has denounced this documentary as a "tendentious diatribe" for depicting King Leopold II - still a heroic figure in Belgium - as the moral forebear of Adolf Hitler, responsible for the death of 10 million people in his rapacious exploitation of the Congo. This true, shocking, astonishing...

African Women: An Uncommon Woman & Cape Verde My Love

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  Two fiction films that explore the life of women in Africa. Set in Burkina Faso AN UNCOMMON WOMAN is a comedy about a cuckold wife who decides to take a second husband. CAPE VERDE MY LOVE is a drama that takes a critical look at the lives of women...

STORIES OF POST-COLONIALISM: THE BIG BANANA & CELL 512 - Cameroon / Burkina Faso

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  The Big Banana exposes multinational corporation culpability in the land grab of Africa which makes us reconsider where we get our fruit from. Corruption, rape and miscarriage of justice are all denounced in Cell 512, a family drama set in contemporary Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. THE BIG BANANA Banned in...

A King Behind the Camera - 2 disc set

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KING AMPAW is a Germany trained Ghanaian filmmaker whose work has gained international recognition. Kukurantumi, The Road to Accra, winner Film Critics Award, FESPACO 1985, is one of two feature films - with No Time to Die - in this double set DVD "A KING BEHIND THE CAMERA" that offers...