Section

Slate One

Slate 1: Friday, Nov. 27 9:00am to Wed, Dec. 2 11:59pm

Slate One

The Stoplight Society

Film

The Stoplight Society

Directed by Rubén Mendoza
Stoplights are hell for the people forced out of the countryside to beg in the city. One of...
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A Taste Of Our Land

Film

A Taste Of Our Land

Directed by Yuhi Amul
Set in an unnamed African country, A Taste of Our Land is a film about greed told against…
Francophone Cinema, Slate One

Buried

Film

Buried

Directed by Françoise Ellong
Childhood friends meet for the first time in many years and start “a game” that unexpectedly brings out…
Slate One

Choco

Film

Choco

Directed by Jhonny Hendrix
Chocó ekes out a meager existence for her family by working in a gold mine while her abusive…
Slate One

Finding Sally

Film

Finding Sally

Directed by Tamara Dawit
A personal investigation into the mysterious life of the director's Aunt Sally, an Ethiopian aristocrat-turned-communist-rebel who disappeared after…
Slate One

Forgiveness For Whom?

Film

Forgiveness For Whom?

Directed by Ariam Weldeab Araya
A captivating film about the clash of cultures and customs. A couple in an arranged marriage must face…
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Intruder In The Dust

Film

Intruder In The Dust

Directed by Clarence Brown
In 1940’s Mississippi, two teenage boys and an elderly woman combine forces to prevent a miscarriage of justice…
Francophone Cinema, Slate One

Kafe Negro

Film

Kafe Negro

Directed by Mario Delatour
Kafe Negro tells the story of migrations around a small grain that has become the second most important…
Francophone Cinema, Slate One

La Playa DC

Film

La Playa DC

Directed by Juan Andrés Arango Garcia
La Playa D.C. from Colombia (Official Selection, Cannes 2012 and 2013 Colombia Oscar submission) is about an Afro-Colombian…
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Papa’s Song

Film

Papa’s Song

Directed by Sander Francken
Papa's song is a drama of domestic tension and cross-cultural misunderstanding. Nico Verema (Rene van Asten), a decorous,…
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Sergeant Rutledge

Film

Sergeant Rutledge

Directed by John Ford
Lieutenant Tom Cantrell (Jeffrey Hunter) is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge (Woody Strode), a black cavalry soldier,…
Slate One

Something of Value

Film

Something of Value

Directed by Richard Brooks
In Kenya, Peter (Rock Hudson), the son of a white settler, forms a tight friendship with Kimani (Sidney…
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Sons of Benkos

Film

Sons of Benkos

Directed by Silva Lucas
An entertaining documentary that explores the African culture of Colombia through music. The film presents the music of...
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St. Louis Blues – OPENING NIGHT FILM

Film

St. Louis Blues – OPENING NIGHT FILM

Directed by Allen Resiner
Will Handy (Nat 'King' Cole) grows up in Memphis with his preacher father (Juano Hernandez) and his Aunt…
Francophone Cinema, Slate One

The Esmeraldas Beach

Film

The Esmeraldas Beach

Directed by Patrice Raynal
In today’s Ecuador, the black population, the descendants of slaves, continue to experience strong social discrimination.
Slate One

The Last Mambo

Film

The Last Mambo

Directed by Rita Hargrave
The Last Mambo is an optimistic documentary that showcases Bay Area Afro-Latin music as a potent social force...
Slate One

The Malê Revolt

Film

The Malê Revolt

Directed by Belisario Franca, Jeferson DE
After working hard for more than a decade, a muslim slave named Guilhermina finally saves up enough money…
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The Missed Round

Film

The Missed Round

Directed by Rafael Martínez Moreno
A washed-up boxer who gets paid to throw fights tries to turn his life around after meeting a…
Slate One

The Passing On

Film

The Passing On

Directed by Nathan Clarke
James Bryant, a renowned embalmer, hopes a promising mortuary student will overlook his feelings of rejection within the…
Slate One

The Pawnbroker

Film

The Pawnbroker

Directed by Sidney Lumet
A Jewish pawnbroker (Rod Steiger), victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man - including…
Francophone Cinema, Slate One

Upon The Shadow

Film

Upon The Shadow

Directed by Nada Mezni Hafaiedh
Exploring the daily life of Amina Sboui as she provides shelter for those rejected by family and society.…
Slate One

Women In Blue

Film

Women In Blue

Directed by Deirdre Fishel
Filmed between 2017 - 2020, this documentary follows the stories of the women police officers in Minneapolis who…