- 17 African Nations Celebrate Independence
Director: Archival Footage
Country: USSR and Various African Nations
Running Time: 70 min.
17 African nations will celebrate 50 years of independence from colonial rule in 2010. Archival footage of African nations as they transition from … read more»
- A Girl for Souleymane / Une femme pour Souleymane
Director: Dyana Gaye
Country: Senegal and France
Running Time: 24 min.
Souleymane is a young Senegalese man who arrived three years ago in Paris. Trying to overcome his solitude, he creates himself another kind of life, … read more»
- A History of Independence
Also Known As: Il était une fois l’indépendance / Nziri Nin Kera Yeremahoronya Waati Ye
Director: Daouda Coulibaly
Countries: Mali / Senegal
Running Time: 21 min.
Following an African cinematic trend of retelling traditional oral stories … read more»
- A Litany For Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde
Director: Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson
Running Time: 60 min.
A Litany for Survival is an epic portrait of Audre Lorde, a celebrated and controversial African American lesbian poet and writer whose … read more»
- A Lot Like You
Director: Eliaichi Kimaro
Countries: Tanzania and USA
Running Time: 81 min.
Language: KiSwahili, KiChagga, and English
When Eliaichi’s father retires and moves back to Tanzania, she begins a film project that examines the intricate fabric of multiracial identity, … read more»
- A Love Letter to my Country
Director: Dushimirimana Thierry
Running Time: 36 min.
Twenty-one year old Marta falls in love with Rukundo, but their love seems doomed by impossibility and intolerance. They find themselves asking if, in post-genocide Rwanda, two … read more»
- A Man was Buried Alive / O Homem Que Foi Enterrado Vivo
Director: N’Guxi Dos Santos
Running Time: 30 min.
This documentary based in the Kalumba Village of Northern Angola is a film Dos Santos uses to expose the atrocities of war.
- A Normal Daughter: The Life and Times of Kewpie of District Six
Director: Jack Lewis
Country: South Africa
Running Time: 56 min.
Language: Afrikaans and English
Before South Africa’s apartheid government in the 1970’s destroyed District Six, being gay, or “moffie,” was an accepted part of this racially and religiously … read more»