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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...

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...

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...

Foreign Body & Stambali

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DOUBLE DVD - SPOTLIGHT ON TUNISIA - In FOREIGN BODY, a young Tunisian woman arrives illegally in France following her escape from Tunisia’s mounting Islamist fundamentalism.  In Tunisia, the history of STAMBALI goes back to the arrival of the first Africans taken as slaves from Mali, Timbuktu specifically...    FOREIGN BODYDIRECTED...

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 :...

London Love Stories - No Shade & The Naked Poet

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Two wonderful romantic comedy-dramas that tell stories of Black Love in London! NO SHADE No Shade explores the hardships of the modern dating world through the dysmorphic presence of colorism as well as the fetishization of black women in a way that is tactful and honest. With a wonderful performance...

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba! DVD with bonus short Aces

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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...

Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story

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SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY This "bold and brave" (Variety) drama from Egyptian filmmaker Yousry Nasrallah is a tale ripped from the headlines, and yet a clever reference to the myths and lore of the Middle East. Hebba, a TV talk-show host, produces a successful political program on a privately...

Stand Down Soldier

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STAND DOWN SOLDIER Life of women after military service is seldom portrayed in films. The drama Stand Down Soldier tells the story of Sergeant Stacy Armstrong who returns home from three deployments suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Soon after her return, she and her husband realize their 20-year...