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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 featuring Tango 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...

Black Mexicans / La Negrada & The Valley Of The Black Descendants / El Valle De Los Negros

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BLACK MEXICANS / LA NEGRADA Black Mexicans (La Negrada) is the first Mexican feature film about the Afro-Mexican community, filmed entirely with people from different towns around the Costa Chica in Oaxaca.Neri, a fisherman, splits his time between two women: his wife Juanita with whom he has a daughter and...

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...

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...

BLACKS IN EUROPE - 15th to 18th Centuries

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Two documentaries that explore the life of black people in Europe. GURUMBÉ: AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES is a documentary that explores the contribution of Africans to Spain from the 15th to the 18th  centuries.THE BLACK MOZART IN CUBA celebrates the The Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a remarkable man who lived in France in the...

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...

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 :...