“La Negrada” is the first Mexican feature film about the Afro-Mexican community, filmed entirely with people from different towns around the Costa Chica in Oaxaca.
In Mexico, the afro communities represents only 1% of the total population. They have very recently been recognized as an ethnic group, nation and culture, and still suffer discrimination as an outcast group. LA NEGRADA is the first Mexican fiction movie filmed entirely in one of those black communities, with local people, no professional actors. An effort to give them voice and make them visible.
Angelica has spent her whole life escaping from her mixed racial identity, but a family crisis forces her to return to Puerto Rico and rethink her life.
Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora. Based on her experiences of discovering the origins of her own US African American culture in Africa and experiencing its relationships with other Afrodescendant cultures in the Americas, anthropologist Sheila Walker shares new perspectives on the Americas by introducing us to the people who were her teachers and cultural guides.
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