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100% Arabica

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The joyous and vibrant sound of rai - a centuries-old Algerian folk music known for its often racy and politically charged lyric, and influenced over the years by flamenco, jazz and, most recently rap-gorgeously suffuse 100% Arabica’s culture-clash story.In a housing project located on the outskirts of Paris renamed "100%...

African Leaders - 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...

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...

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...

ADios Momo / Good-Bye Momo

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Obdulio, an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy, can neither read nor write and lives with his sisters and grandmother and helps support them by selling newspapers - One evening, he discovers that the night watchman at the newspaper is a magical Maestro, who introduces him to the power of literacy and the...

Blacks in Latin America - 2 disc set

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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...

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

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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...

DANY LAFERRIERE: Films from a Poet’s Imagination

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The mystery and wonder of modern-day Haiti come alive in this two-film set based on the work of writer-director Dany Laferriere with the two films How to Conquer America in One Night (96 mins) and On the Verge of a Fever (88 mins).     HOW TO CONQUER AMERICA IN...

Great African Films - Vol. 1

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GREAT AFRICAN FILMS - VOL 1 : Haramuya & Faraw! Mother of the Dunes - Two films are included in the package, making for an entertaining and edifying double feature experience: Drissa Toure’s Haramuya (1995) is a dramatic comedy about several generations of a traditional Muslim family scraping up against...