- Some Bright Morning: The Art of Melvin Edwards
Director: Lydie Diakhaté
Running Time: 82 min.
Born in the American South of the late ’30s during segregation, Melvin Edwards is now a world-recognized sculptor. As a black internationalist, Pan-Africanist, and one of the … read more»
Director: Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman
Running Time: 82 min.
Language: English and French with English subtitles
In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller … read more»
- Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?
Director: Nadia Sasso
Countries: Ghana/Sierra Leone/USA
Running Time: 43 min.
What does it mean to be an African born in America? Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African explores … read more»
- Cuba: An African Odyssey
Director: Jihan El-Tahri
Country: Egypt, South Africa, and France
Running Time: 118 min.
Language: French, English, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
From Che Guevara’s military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in … read more»
- Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories
Director: Pam Sporn
Running Time: 57 mins
Language: English and Spanish with English and Spanish subtitles
Highlights the experience of a black Cuban American famiy, revealing that the Cuban-American experience is more diverse, racially and ideologically, … read more»
- Portrait of a Lone Farmer
Director: Jide Akinleminu
Running Time: 73 min.
Languages: Yoruba, English and Danish with English subtitles
Portrait of a Lone Farmer is a feature documentary about a Danish-Nigerian family torn apart by geography. When the filmmaker Jide, … read more»
- Plot for Peace
Director: Carlos Agullo and Mandy Jacobson
Countries: South Africa
Running Time: 84 min.
Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Afrikaans and Spanish with English subtitles
In the new documentary thriller, Plot For Peace, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master … read more»
- Stories of Our Lives
Director: Jim Chuchu
Countries: Kenya/South Africa
Running Time: 62 min.
Languages: English and Swahili with English subtitles
Created by the members of The NEST Collective, a Nairobi-based arts collaborative, this anthology of five short films dramatizes true stories … read more»