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A King Behind the Camera - 2 disc set
STORIES IN EXILE: THE CITIZEN & BLACK DJU
STORIES IN EXILE: THE CITIZEN & BLACK DJU: Two fiction films that explore life in exile. Set in Hungary, THE CITIZEN follows Guinea-Bissau political refugee Wilson. BLACK DJU is a drama set in Luxembourg about a young man from Cape Verde looking for his father. THE CITIZEN In his late fifties...
AFRO-BRAZILIAN CINEMA with QUILOMBO and HUMAN BEHAVIOR Two films exploring the human experience of the Afro-Brazilian, past and present: Quilombo the classic epic story of Palmares, a colony of mostly runaway Africans during the 17th century in Brazil and Human Behavior a short film based on the true story of the Candelaria massacre. QUILOMBO Quilombo Trailer...
100 DAYS "Set in the breathtaking natural beauty of the Rwanda countryside, this fist ever fiction film made about the Rwanda civil war tells a powerful story of genocide and human survival with compassion and integrity. The film centers on a pair of young lovers; Bapiste is more than ready...
Nigerian Tales with THE LAST TREE & GLORIOUS EXIT - 2 disc set
THE LAST TREE tells the compelling coming-of-age story of a Black British boy of Nigerian descent in London. In GLORIOUS EXIT Jarreth Merz, a Swiss-Nigerian actor living in Los Angeles, is summoned to Nigeria to bury his father. THE LAST TREE 2021 NAACP Awards Nominee for Outstanding International Motion Picture! Femi, a...
Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba! DVD with bonus short Aces
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...
STORIES OF POST-COLONIALISM: THE BIG BANANA & CELL 512 - Cameroon / Burkina Faso
The Big Banana exposes multinational corporation culpability in the land grab of Africa which makes us reconsider where we get our fruit from. Corruption, rape and miscarriage of justice are all denounced in Cell 512, a family drama set in contemporary Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. THE BIG BANANA Banned in...
Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Movie
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. 2
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;...
African Leaders: Frantz Fanon & Amilcar Cabral - 2 disc set
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...