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African Studies Films

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A Screaming Man

A Screaming Man

A former swimming champion selfishly puts his welfare above his son during the Chadian revolution, and out of guilt, regrets his decision.

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Dreams of Dust

Dreams of Dust

The lives of Mocktar and Coumba cross paths in the dusty gold mining fields of Burkina Faso.

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Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK tells the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon.

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Grigris

Grigris

A dancer with a bum leg finds himself dangerously entwined in the black market, in an effort to save himself and the woman he loves.

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Gun Runners

Gun Runners

Two warriors from Northern Kenya trade in their AK-47s for running shoes and the Kenyan dream of marathon running.

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I Am Not A Witch

I Am Not A Witch

When 9-year old orphan Shula is accused of witchcraft, she is exiled to a witch camp.

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Lucky

Lucky

A young orphan ironically – or perhaps fittingly – named Lucky leaves his Zulu village for the big city after his mother passes away.

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Munyurangabo

Munyurangabo

After stealing a machete from a market in Kigali, Munyurangabo and his friend, Sangwa, leave the city on a journey tied to their pasts. Munyurangabo wants justice for his parents who were killed in th...

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Nakom

Nakom

Upon his father's sudden death, a talented medical student must return to his home village in Ghana to fight for his family's survival.

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Rafiki

Rafiki

When love blossoms between two daughter's of political rivals, Kena and Ziki, are faced with choosing between happiness and their safety.

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Shake the Dust

Shake the Dust

Break dancers from third world communities become linked through their passion for hip-hop culture.

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The Barefoot Artist

The Barefoot Artist

Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change.

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The Notorious Mr. Bout

The Notorious Mr. Bout

The Notorious Mr. Bout examines the life of international arms dealer Viktor Bout as he builds his empire under the shadows of the fall of Communism, as a series of governments willingly look the othe...

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Viva Laldjerie

Viva Laldjerie

A deeply personal portrayal of three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence.

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You Will Die At Twenty

You Will Die At Twenty

Sudan’s first Oscar submission, YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY is an auspicious debut and a moving meditation on what it means to live in the present.

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