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- Drama (32)
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A King Behind the Camera - 2 disc set
DVDs featuring at least one documentary.
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...
Afro-Cuba: Yesterday & Today - 2 disc set
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...
AFRO-LATINO HISTORY DVD with The Esmeraldas Beach
THE ESMERALDAS BEACH In today’s Ecuador, the black population, the descendants of enslaved Africans, continue to experience strong racial and social discrimination. Yet people in the community still strive to value their specific culture and transmit the rebellious memory of their ancestors who fought for freedom. The Esmeraldas Beach sets out...
BLACK & LATINO
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
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
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
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.
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...
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...