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90 DAYS

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90 DAYS

Directed by Jennia Fredrique, Nathan Hale Williams
A riveting story of love, integrity and compassion, 90 DAYS explores a beautiful couple's relationship and their life…

ANGELICA

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ANGELICA

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

CIMARRONAJE EN PANAMA

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CIMARRONAJE EN PANAMA

Directed by Toshi Sakai
Two centuries before George Washington or Simon Bolivar dreamed of liberation from European tyranny, enslaved Africans in Panama…

COOK OFF

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COOK OFF

Directed by Tomas Brickhill
Anesu is Zimbabwean single mother whose life is turned upside down when her son enters her into a…

CRIME + PUNISHMENT

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CRIME + PUNISHMENT

Directed by Stephen Maing
The film follows the NYPD12, a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops, as they break the silence…

DEAD WOMEN WALKING

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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…

EVERY COOK CAN GOVERN: THE LIFE AND WORK OF C.L.R. JAMES

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EVERY COOK CAN GOVERN: THE LIFE AND WORK OF C.L.R. JAMES

Directed by Ceri Dingle, Rob Harris
This historical tour-de-force interweaves never-before-seen footage of C.L.R. James with personal contributions from those who knew him.

FESTIVAL PASSES

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FESTIVAL PASSES

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

FILLING THE GAP

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FILLING THE GAP

Directed by Tyrone Young
Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights…

FOREIGNER’S HOME

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FOREIGNER’S HOME

Directed by Geoff Pingree, Rian Brown
Produced by the late Jonathan Demme, The Foreigner’s Home is a provocative and timely meditation on some of…

FREEDOM FOR THE WOLF

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FREEDOM FOR THE WOLF

Directed by Rupert Russell
Democracy is in crisis. A new generation of elected leaders are dismantling freedom and democracy as we know…

HARLEM LEGACY

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HARLEM LEGACY

Directed by Shushana Dubreil
A film that follows two middle schoolers from P.S 161 Pedro Albizu Campos Middle School, who defy both…

HAVE NO FEAR

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HAVE NO FEAR

Directed by Beata Calinska, Sarah Jacobson
To teach her children how to avoid becoming another police brutality victim, activist and choreographer Adia Whitaker leads…

HUE: A MATTER OF COLOR

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HUE: A MATTER OF COLOR

Directed by Vic Sarin
A documentary that weaves together personal journeys, historical facts and expert analysis to show the world through the…

KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS

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KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS

Directed by Michel Ocelot
This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou born in an African village in which Karaba…

KOFI ANNAN’S SUSPENDED DREAM

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KOFI ANNAN’S SUSPENDED DREAM

Directed by VASSELIN PASCAL
Two times UN Secretary-General, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan talks about himself in an exclusive interview.

LIFE IS FARE

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LIFE IS FARE

Directed by Sephora Woldu
Life is Fare is a cross cultural film that challenges how patriotism and nationalism are practiced by people…

MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

Directed by Mika Kaurismaki
Back by popular demand, this amazing documentary traces fifty years of Miriam Makeba’s music and performing life.

MUSLIMAH’S GUIDE TO MARRIAGE

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MUSLIMAH’S GUIDE TO MARRIAGE

Directed by Aminah Bakeer Abdul-Jabbaar
Muslimah Mohammed has seven days before she will be officially divorced from Musa Mohammed. Knowing that her divorce…

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…

PLAYING AWAY

Film

PLAYING AWAY

Directed by Horace Ove
To mark the conclusion of their "Third World Week" celebration, a cricket team in a small English village…

LAST LIFE aka RISE AGAIN

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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…

SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND

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SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND

Directed by Davis Helibroner, Kate Davis
An investigation into what happened to activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody after a routine traffic…

SCATTERED AFRICA: FACES AND VOICES OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

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SCATTERED AFRICA: FACES AND VOICES OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Directed by Sheila Walker
Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora. Based on her experiences of discovering the origins of…

SHOOT THE MESSENGER

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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…

SINGLEVILLE

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SINGLEVILLE

Directed by Mary McCallum
Singledom sucks for three feisty ladies with stories to tell and male egos to skewer in this raucously…

SONS OF BENKOS

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SONS OF BENKOS

Directed by Silva Lucas
An entertaining documentary that explores the African culture of Colombia through music.

THE KING OF STAGE: THE WOODIE KING, JR. STORY

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THE KING OF STAGE: THE WOODIE KING, JR. STORY

Directed by Juney Smith
The story of legendary theatre producer Woodie King, Jr. Woodie King Jr. is the founder and producing director…

THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN

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THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN

Directed by Colette Braeckman, Thierry Michel
Portrait of the impressive life and work of gynecologist from the Democratic Republic of Congo Dr. Denis Mukwege,…

THE NAKED POET

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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 SKY PRINCESS

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THE SKY PRINCESS

Directed by Dara Harper
"The Sky Princess" is a CG-animated feature film about an ordinary girl who becomes an African princess with…

THE STORY OF LOVER’S ROCK

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THE STORY OF LOVER’S ROCK

Directed by Menelik Shabazz
Lovers Rock, often dubbed 'romantic reggae' is a uniquely black British sound that developed in the late 70s…

TIME & JUDGMENT

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TIME & JUDGMENT

Directed by Menelik Shabazz
Time and Judgement is an overview of the African Liberation Movement that spans a period of 400 hundred…

OPENING NIGHT: TIMELESS: A VIRGIN ISLAND LOVE STORY

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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

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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