- African Films (25)
- All Videos (47)
- Australia and New Zealand (2)
- Black Europe (10)
- Caribbean Collection (9)
- Colonization (9)
- Comedy (4)
- Documentary (19)
- Drama (32)
- Great African Films (4)
- History (14)
- Immigration (12)
- Music (11)
- New Releases (14)
- North America (3)
- T Shirt / Sweatshirt (2)
- The Afro-Latino Experience (14)
- Women Stories (15)
A King Behind the Camera - 2 disc set
DVDs featuring at least one story about the human experience of women.
Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story
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
Stand Down Soldier Trailer - ArtMattan Films from ArtMattan Productions on Vimeo. 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 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Soon after her return,...
STORIES FROM 2 ISLANDS: PUERTO RICO & MAURITIUS
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...
STORIES OF POST-COLONIALISM: THE BIG BANANA & CELL 512 - Cameroon / Burkina Faso
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...
The Colors of Curacao
COLORS OF CURACAO This two-DVD set featuring classic film "Ava & Gabriel: A Love Story" and contemporary drama "Papa's Song" serves as a window into the charming world of Curacao, part of the Dutch-owned Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. AVA & GABRIEL: A LOVE STORY Writer Norman DePalm offers two...
White Lies & White like the moon
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...