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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...

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...

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...

Great African Films - Vol. 2

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GREAT AFRICAN FILMS, VOLUME 2: Tasuma / Sia, the Dream of the Python - The second installment in this series of award-winning films from Africa includes Kollo Sanou's Tasuma, the Fighter (2003, 90 minutes, French and Jula with English subtitles), a look at the impact of French colonialism on Africa;...

Great African Films - Vol. 3

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GREAT AFRICAN FILMS, VOLUME 3: Daratt (Dry Season) & The Desert Ark - The third installment in this series of award-winning films from Africa includes Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's Dry Season (2006, 95 minutes, French and Arabic with English subtitles), a subtle and often surprising film from Chad about the relationship between...

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 : French...

Jamaican Music & Soul

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'Jamaican Music & Soul' is a dvd that contains 2 documentaries, firstly Jerome Lapperousaz's powerful 'Made in Jamaica'(2006) and 2nd, the classic rasta repatriation story by German film maker Fitz Baumann 'Journey Of The Lion'(1992), which is a beautiful film that has withstood the test of time and continues to...

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...