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Marighella

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MARIGHELLA After fighting censorship for two years in Brazil, MARIGHELLA became #1 at the Box Office in Brazil! Marighella is a Brazilian action drama set in 1969 based on the life of Afro-Brazilian politician and guerrilla fighter Carlos Marighella. Facing a violent military dictatorship and with little support from a timid opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos...

STORIES FROM 2 ISLANDS: PUERTO RICO & MAURITIUS

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Two coming of age stories that explore the life of 2 young women on 2 islands.Set in Puerto Rico, ANGÉLICA is a drama about a young Afro- Latino woman who must fight to find her voice. THE CATHEDRAL, from Mauritius, follows free spirited Lina as she faces an important decision...

AFRO-LATINO HISTORY DVD with Esmeraldas Beach & Sons of Benkos

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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...

Quilombo

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...