Displaying 30 films
A former swimming champion selfishly puts his welfare above his son during the Chadian revolution, and out of guilt, regrets his decision.
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Tunde's family throws him a graduation party, but they have no idea that he has arranged for his estranged father to attend.
Director: Lanre Olabisi
After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's truck, two incompatible teenage siblings embark on a journey of reconciliation.
Director: Samir Oliveros
Director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer venture deep into the Mississippi Delta to seek out the best rural blues acts.
Director: Robert Mugge
The lives of Mocktar and Coumba cross paths in the dusty gold mining fields of Burkina Faso.
Director: Laurent Salgues
FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK tells the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon.
Director: Mark Nash
A former slave Gideon Jackson, after fighting in the Civil War, returns home as a free man and becomes a U.S. senator.
Director: Ján Kadár
Goldie, a spirited teenager in a family shelter, fights the system to keep her sisters together while she pursues her dreams of being a dancer.
Director: Sam de Jong
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.
Two warriors from Northern Kenya trade in their AK-47s for running shoes and the Kenyan dream of marathon running.
Director: Anjali Nayar
When 9-year old orphan Shula is accused of witchcraft, she is exiled to a witch camp.
Director: Rungano Nyoni
From juke joints to church halls, up the mountain and down to the bayou, I AM THE BLUES travels the back roads with the last of the blues legends.
Director: Daniel Cross
A young orphan ironically – or perhaps fittingly – named Lucky leaves his Zulu village for the big city after his mother passes away.
Director: Avie Luthra
Director João Paulo Miranda Maria uses spiritual and fantastical story-telling to encapsulate the social and racial tensions of modern day Brazil.
Director: João Paulo Miranda Maria
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...
Director: Lee Isaac Chung
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.
Director: T.W. Pittman
Narcissister is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary showcasing her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of racial identity and sexuality.
An urban love story about the soul of a mother, the heart of a fighter, and the faith of a child.
Director: Charles Officer
This stunning documentary follows two teenage ballet dancers aspiring to leave their violent favela homes in Brazil to join a revolutionary dance company in the US
Director: Beadie Finzi
When love blossoms between two daughter's of political rivals, Kena and Ziki, are faced with choosing between happiness and their safety.
Director: Wanuri Kahiu
A portrait of the performance poet Umar Bin Hassan and his personal struggle with the revolution he propagated himself with The Last Poets.
Director: Daniel Krikke
Busy parents Jackie and Mark are shocked when she inexplicably becomes pregnant.
Director: Debbie Tucker Green
Break dancers from third world communities become linked through their passion for hip-hop culture.
Director: Adam Sjöberg
Four lovers find themselves caught in a tangle of intersecting relationships in this engaging, New York-set romantic drama that explores the ripple effects of love and obsession.
The surprising and moving story of Madonna's most famous troupe of dancers.
Director: Ester Gould
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.
Director: Glenn Holsten
When American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard begins playing in Iran, his world turns upside down. During the nation's controversial green revolution, and against the country’s laws, he befrien...
Director: Till Schauder
The Killing Floor tells the little-known true story of the struggle to build an interracial labor union in the Chicago Stockyards.
Director: Bill Duke
Two adolescents, damaged by life. Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan, escape together towards a new start.
Director: Laura Luchetti
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.
Director: Amjad Abu Alala