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MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA – NYADIFF 2017

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South Africa  | 2011 | 90 minutes | English | Mika Kaurismäki   Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. Miriam Makeba was forced into exile in 1959. She sang for John F. Kennedy, performed with Harry Belafonte and Nina Simone, was married […]

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The Giant is Falling – NYADIFF 2017

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South Africa | 2017 | 83 minutes | English | Rehad Desai and Jabulani Mzozo The Giant is Falling takes us through the big political events of recent years that signify the dying days of the ANC in South Africa. Locating the moment when things fell apart as the Marikana Massacre, the film charts the various ways people have collectively responded to […]

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The Last Revolutionary – NYADIFF 2017

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 USA | 2017 | 75 minutes | English | Michael Brewer Mac Perkins is in his Los Angeles throwback hideout, plotting to stop an attack from the far right and racist groups around the country. When his old ex-revolutionary buddy Jack Armstrong, whom he has not seen in several years, finds him, Jack challenges Mac’s political stance and his notion that there […]

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