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African Film Festival Inc. is now offering you the opportunity to acquire critically acclaimed and historically significant cinematic works from Africa and African Diaspora. Our collection features some of the most dynamic directors of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Book and DVD media highlight the multi-layered identities and experiences that make up a global narrative for people of African origin and reveal universal paths in their address of the human experience.

Featured Books and DVDs

In My Genes, Lupita Nyong'o, Kenya, 2009, 78 min. In My Genes (out of stock)
$20.00

What is it like to be ìwhiteî in a ìblackî society? Agnes, a woman with albinism, overcomes the difficulties of being born with no pigment in a society that discriminates against the condition. In My Genes asks us to consider …
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Tales of Ordinary People (DVD cover), 1999, 90 min Tales of Ordinary People
$24.95

A collection on one DVD of two classic shorts of Senegal, Le Franc and La petite vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl who Sold the Sun). The hero of Le Franc is Marigo, a penniless musician living in a shanty …
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FATHERS Fathers
$24.95

A collection on one DVD of three dramatic shorts from Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia offers a critical look at the relationship between fathers and their children in contemporary Africa. Surrender shows the traditional face of paternal tyranny, a father controlling …
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The Great Dance (DVD cover), 2000, 75 min. The Great Dance
$40.00

“The Great Dance” is a fascinating documentary that examines the unique relationship between Kalahari Desert Bushmen, or the San people, and the harsh landscape of the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa. Filmed through the eyes of !Nqate, a hunter and …
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Craig and Damon Foster, South Africa, 2002, 72 min Cosmic Africa
$30.00

An extraordinary personal odyssey of African astronomer, Thebe Medupe, who journeys into this ancient continent’s astronomical past unveiling the deep connection humans have with the cosmos.

The Prodigal Son (DVD cover), 2008, 64 min. The Prodigal Son
$20.00

The Prodigal Son retraces the lost history of the Orderson family. The filmmaker’s great grandfather, Joseph Orderson was of the generation of newly emancipated slaves, who with fellow West Indians left Barbados to settle all over the world, including Cape …
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Africa Dreaming (DVD cover), 1997, 104min. Africa Dreaming
$26.95

Africa Dreaming is a landmark in African television – a series drawing together for the first time broadcasters, television producers, film directors and writers from across the continent. It was designed to give Africans a rare opportunity to speak directly …
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Ian Gabriel, South Africa, 2005, 118 min Forgiveness
$26.95

Tertius Coetzee, an ex-cop granted amnesty for his crimes by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, seeks out the family of one of his apartheid-era victims to ask them for forgiveness. His decision to visit the family results in heated emotions, …
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Mapantsula (DVD cover), 1988, 100 min. Mapantsula (Hustler)
$26.95

Mapantsula was the first anti-apartheid feature film by, for and about black South Africans. Filmed inside Soweto, scored to the urban beat of “Township Jive,” it has been called a South African The Harder They Come. Mapantsula tells the story …
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