Genre

Drama

A DAY FOR WOMEN

Film

A DAY FOR WOMEN

Directed by Kamla Abu Zeki
A new swimming pool opens in a poor Cairo district, with the announcement that Sundays are reserved for…

AFRO-BRAZILIAN SHORTS

Program

AFRO-BRAZILIAN SHORTS

SCHEDULE THU, Nov. 29 @ 8:00 pm – TC Chapel  1. NADA: 27 mins With his short film Nada...

ANGELICA

Film

ANGELICA

Directed by Marisol Gómez-Mouakad
Angelica has spent her whole life escaping from her mixed racial identity, but a family crisis forces her…

BE ENAT MENGED / ON MOTHER’S WAY

Film

BE ENAT MENGED / ON MOTHER’S WAY

Directed by Bahilu Wassie Yigzaw
An Ethiopian drama about the quest to find an esoteric book - named Anketse - that has been…

DEAD WOMEN WALKING

Film

DEAD WOMEN WALKING

Directed by Hagar Ben-Ashser
Israeli director Hagar Ben Asher’s heartbreaking film "Dead Women Walking" takes an unflinching look at the death penalty…

EL JAIDA

Film

EL JAIDA

Directed by Selma Baccar
Eight months before the Independence of Tunisia, four women meet at a prison for women called Dar Joued.

FESTIVAL PASSES

Film

FESTIVAL PASSES

So, you’ve had a look at the festival schedule and are interested in watching a lot of this...

GOODBYE MOMO

Film

GOODBYE MOMO

Directed by Leonardo Ricagni
With a poetic nod to Fellini, Leonardo Ricagni uses the carnival atmosphere to transport the viewer to a…

LA PLAYA DC

Film

LA PLAYA DC

Directed by Juan Andrés Arango Garcia
An Afro-Colombian teenager flees the country's war-torn Pacific coast and faces the difficulties of growing up in Bogotá,…

LOVE BENEATH HATE?

Film

LOVE BENEATH HATE?

Directed by Patrick J. Exenat, Saidali Daouidar
Jenna is a trouble-free young woman. One night as she's walking home, she falls victim to a terrible…

MASAI: THE RAIN WARRIORS

Film

MASAI: THE RAIN WARRIORS

Directed by Pascal Plisson
After a lion kills the village leader, the expected rains fail to arrive, so a group of warriors…

MY NAME IS MYEISHA

Film

MY NAME IS MYEISHA

Directed by Gus Krieger
My Name Is Myeisha is a hip-hop musical inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California teen Tyisha…

NADA

Film

NADA

Directed by Gabriel Martins
This short film portrays a teenager who in a certain way illustrates this cliché expression of the "lost…

RHAPSODY FOR THE BLACK MEN

Film

RHAPSODY FOR THE BLACK MEN

Directed by Gabriel Martins
Odé is a black man. His brother, Luiz, was beaten to death during a conflict for the rights…

LAST LIFE aka RISE AGAIN

Film

LAST LIFE aka RISE AGAIN

Directed by Michael Phillip Edwards
The story of three American spirits as they inhabit 16 different characters moving through America's racial history from…

SHAIHU UMAR

Film

SHAIHU UMAR

Directed by Adamu Halilu
Set in northern Nigeria towards the end of the 19th century, Shaihu Umar starts with a discussion between…

SHOOT THE MESSENGER

Film

SHOOT THE MESSENGER

Directed by Ngozi Onwurah
Shoot The Messenger follows one man's painful journey towards self-discovery. On the way he finds both his own…

THE CITIZEN

Film

THE CITIZEN

Directed by Roland Vranik
Wilson, a black man in his late fifties, has been living as a refugee in Hungary for years.…

THE GOLDEN CHILD / BILATENA

Film

THE GOLDEN CHILD / BILATENA

Directed by Kinfe Banbu, Michael Ritchie
Bilatena tells us the story of Abi, a young boy who is representative of million of children in Africa who do not…

THE NAKED POET

Film

THE NAKED POET

Directed by Jason Barrett
Poet Lazarus, finds himself caught in a love triangle with long term lover Louise and new found love…

THE ROAD TO SUNRISE

Film

THE ROAD TO SUNRISE

Directed by Shemu Joyah
Exploited by men and ridiculed by the world, two young women find hope in each other as they…

OPENING NIGHT: TIMELESS: A VIRGIN ISLAND LOVE STORY

Film

OPENING NIGHT: TIMELESS: A VIRGIN ISLAND LOVE STORY

Directed by Ed Laborde
It is the story of Ajuwa, a Ghanaian warrior, who loses her soulmate to the slave trade. Their…

WHITE LIKE THE MOON

Film

WHITE LIKE THE MOON

Directed by Marina Gonzalez Palmier
A Mexican-American girl struggles to keep her identity when her mother forces her to bleach her skin