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Blacks in Latin America - 2 disc set - Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango & La Playa D.C.

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BLACKS IN LATIN AMERICA  is a 2-DVD set featuringTango Negro: The African Roots of Tango (Argentina and Uruguay) a revealing documentary that traces the origins of tango back to the slave trade between Africa and South America and explains how the music and dance evolved into a Latin American form with myriad styles...

Afro-Cuba: Yesterday & Today - 2 disc set

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Two exciting, colorful films spotlight the African roots of Cuba's culture by focusing on two legendary artists -- Rumbero Papa Montero and Filmmaker Sara Gomez -- in this unique box set. THE LAST RUMBA OF PAPA MONTERO / LA ULTIMA RUMBA DE PAPA MONTERO Get ready to rumba! The life...

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...

Youssou N'Dour & Sotigui Kouyate: African Storytellers

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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 and Sotigui, a Modern Griot by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. DVD also includes Youssou N’Dour’s live concert performance on Gorée Island.  RETURN TO GOREE Film and...

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...

Rastas & Maroons: Rebels of the Caribbeans

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RASTAS & MAROONS is a 2-DVD set featuring The First Rasta (Jamaica/France) a revealing documentary about Leonard Percival Howell, the man who created the Rasta Movement and Aluku Liba, Maroon Again  (French Guiana/Canada), a rare docu-drama about the Aluku or Boni, a Maroon ethnic group living mainly on the riverbank in Maripasoula, southwest French Guiana. THE FIRST RASTAThirty...

White Lies & White like the moon

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Two poignant women-centered stories about identity WHITE LIES Based on a novel by Whale Rider writer Witi Ihimaera, White Lies - New Zealand’s entry in the 2014 Oscar competition for best foreign-language film - is an intense drama that explores with great humanity and sensitivity such difficult topics as race...

Great African Films - Vol. 4

$39.95 $11.95

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 : French...