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Titles in Genre African/Black

A SCREAMING MAN

A SCREAMING MAN

  • YEAR 9 - FILM 2 / 
  • Chad, France and Belgium / 
  • 2010 / 
  • French & Arabic with English subtitles / 
  • 102 min

"Beautifully composed...absorbing!"
- Todd McCarthy, indieWIRE

"Directed with great confidence...this is pure-grade art cinema!"
- Robert Koehler, Variety

"Quietly powerful! A welcome wake-up call about what's going on in the world."
- Peter Brunette, The Hollywood Reporter
AUGUST THE FIRST

AUGUST THE FIRST

Directed by Lanre Olabisi
  • YEAR 6 - FILM 3 / 
  • United States / 
  • 2007 / 
  • English / 
  • 81 min
Winner - Audience Award - Urbanworld Film Festival
Winner - Best Feature Film - San Francisco Black Film Festival

"A smart and engaging debut!"
- indieWIRE

"Emotional fireworks that ring true!"
- Variety

"A sharply observed, ultimately heartbreaking story...a fine achievement!"
- Stan Hall, The Oregonian
LET THE CHURCH SAY AMEN

LET THE CHURCH SAY AMEN

Directed by David Petersen
  • YEAR 3 - FILM 4 / 
  • United States / 
  • 2004 / 
  • English / 
  • 87 min
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival

"A deeply moving 87 minutes that leave you feeling touched, renewed and refreshed - kind of like a great sermon."
- Nathalie Hopkinson, The Washington Post

"A modest but affecting portrait...viewers [will] care deeply about these people."
- Scott Foundas, Variety
NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY

NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY

Directed by Charles Officer
  • Canada / 
  • 2008 / 
  • English / 
  • 93 min
Nominated - Best Film - Canadian OscarsĀ®
Winner - Best Original Song - Canadian OscarsĀ®
Winner - Audience Award - Mannheim Heidelberg Int'l Film Festival

"Gorgeously crafted. Enchanting!"
- Jennie Punter, The Globe and Mail

"HOMICIDE and THE WIRE's Clark Johnson gives a quietly intense performance."
- Adam Nayman, EYE Weekly
OT: OUR TOWN

OT: OUR TOWN

  • YEAR 1 - FILM 8 / 
  • United States / 
  • 2002 / 
  • English / 
  • 77 min
SECOND COMING

SECOND COMING


"Idris Elba gives a powerful performance in an impressive homegrown slice-of-life drama that's tinged with unease...driven by confident, searching writing."
- Dave Calhoun, Time Out

"...refreshing...full of emotionally and psychologically complex black characters who are not limited to representing race-defined themes. "
- Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

"...Marshall is both engaging and evasive, perfectly matching the fluid tone of Tucker Green's enigmatic urban parable...the film's heart is bold, striking and tangible. "
- Mark Kermode , The Guardian
THE IRAN JOB

THE IRAN JOB

Directed by Till Schauder

"Exceptional in its storytelling."
- Betsy Sharkey, The Los Angeles Times

"You will be on the edge of your seat."
- Katie Walsh, Indiewire

"(Critic's Pick) Surprisingly timely."
- New York Magazine