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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...

BLACK & LATINO

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Two films that  explore the Black & Latino experience.Set in the USA, INVISIBLE COLOR: BLACK CUBANS IN MIAMI is a documentary about the history and  living experience of Afro-Cubans in Miami. MESTIZO is a drama set in 1940 Venezuela about the conflicted identity of José Vargas, the  illegitimate son of a white...

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...

Black Women Speak Out! Sexy Money & Looking for Life

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Revealing films that give a voice to black women in the developing world:* Sexy Money is a wrenching testimony of the challenges faced by two women in Nigeria struggling to navigate a corrupt and ruthless capitalist and sexist environment.* Looking for Life follows two Haitian women's daily work and the constant battle for survival...

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...

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...

Boys of Africa: Nelio's Story & Almodou - 2 disc set

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NELIO’S STORY / COMEDIA INFANTIL Shot in Mozambique, but set in an unnamed city, the film depicts the life of an orphan boy, Nelio, whose parents were killed by guerrillas. He escapes to the city and finds magic there and is soon rumored to possess healing powers, in this violent,...

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...