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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...

African Women Behind The Camera DVD: 2 Weeks in Lagos & Childhood Destroyed

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The African Women Behind The Camera double DVD highlights the work of two very different contemporary African women filmmakers:2 Weeks in Lagos by Nigerian director Kathryn Fasegha is a socially conscious Christian based romantic comedy drama set in upper class Lagos, Nigeria.Childhood Destroyed by Chadian director and journalist ZARA M....

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...

AFRO-LATINO EXPERIENCE: ECUADOR & PERU

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  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

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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...

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...

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...