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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 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...

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...

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 :...

BLACK & LATINO

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Two films that  explore the Black & Latino experience.Set in the USA, INVISIBLE COLOR: AFRO-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 colonial administrator...

STORIES OF POST-COLONIALISM: THE BIG BANANA & CELL 512 - Cameroon / Burkina Faso

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  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...

African Women: An Uncommon Woman & Cape Verde My Love

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  Two fiction films that explore the life of women in Africa. Set in Burkina Fasso AN UNCOMMON WOMAN is a comedy about a cuckold woman who decides to take a second husband. CAPE VERDE MY LOVE is drama that takes a critical look at the lives of women in...

White Lies & White like the moon

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Two poignant women-centered stories about identity WHITE LIES Based on a novel by Whale Rider writer Witi Ihimaera, White Lies - New Zealand’s entry in the 2014 Oscar competition for best foreign-language film - is an intense drama that explores with great humanity and sensitivity such difficult topics as race...

Afro-Brazilian Leaders - Abdias do Nascimento and Natal da Portela

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NATAL DA PORTELA Revealing films about two very important Afro-Brazilian figures:* Abdias do Nascimento (March 14, 1914 – May 23, 2011) was an outspoken and vibrant defender of Afro-Brazilian civil rights.* Natalino José do Nacimento, better known as Natal Da Portela (July 31, 1905- April 5, 1975) was one of...

ADios Momo / Good-Bye Momo

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Obdulio, an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy, can neither read nor write and lives with his sisters and grandmother and helps support them by selling newspapers - One evening, he discovers that the night watchman at the newspaper is a magical Maestro, who introduces him to the power of literacy and the...