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A Lady Doctor (USA)

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A Lady Doctor (USA)

Directed by Juney Smith
The inspirational story of Dr. Juanita Jenyons, who immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic as…
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Aboliçao (Brazil)

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Aboliçao (Brazil)

Directed by Sozimo Bulbul
Aboliçao is a startling look at the racial situation of Black Brazilians in contemporary Brazil. The director asks…
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Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story (USA)

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Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story (USA)

Directed by Art Jones
Opening Night film, Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story by Art Jones, is a fascinating documentary that recounts the…
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Baobab Flowers (Brazil, USA)

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Baobab Flowers (Brazil, USA)

Directed by Gabriela Watson-Burkett
Baobab Flowers is a documentary that explores education inequality as a global issue in black communities. It shows…
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Black N Black (USA, Ghana, Ivory Coast)

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Black N Black (USA, Ghana, Ivory Coast)

Directed by Zadi Zokou
Black N Black is a documentary that explores the relationship between African Americans and African immigrants to the…
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Blackn3ss (Brazil)

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Blackn3ss (Brazil)

Directed by Diego Paulino
Between melanin and far away planets, Blackn3ss is a journey into the lives of Sao Paulo Black youth.…
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Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc (Egypt)

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Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc (Egypt)

Directed by Iman Kamel
Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc follows in the footsteps of Cairo based filmmaker Iman Kamel in her journey to the…
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Fear No Gumbo (stop stealing our sh*t), (USA)

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Fear No Gumbo (stop stealing our sh*t), (USA)

Directed by Kimberly Rivers- Roberts
Kimberly Rivers-Roberts knows the false hope and failure Black folks are experiencing because the community isn’t bouncing back…
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Filling The Gap (USA)

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Filling The Gap (USA)

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

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Glorious Exit (Nigeria)

Directed by Kevin Merz
Jarreth Merz, a Swiss-Nigerian actor living in Los Angeles, is summoned to Nigeria to bury his father. Nigerian…
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Havana Habibi (USA, Cuba)

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Havana Habibi (USA, Cuba)

Directed by Tiffany Madera
In 2003, Tiffany Madera aka “Hanan,” enraged her Cuban family in Miami by getting on a plane to…
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Jocelyne, Beroard at Heart (Martinique)

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Jocelyne, Beroard at Heart (Martinique)

Directed by Maharaki
An iconic figure of KASSAV group, Jocelyne Beroard is one of the greatest artists of the West Indian…
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Kinshasa Makambo (Democratic Republic of Congo)

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Kinshasa Makambo (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Directed by Dieudo Hamadi
In January 2015, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, sought a constitutional amendment that…
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Maria Bethania: Music is Perfume (Brazil)

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Maria Bethania: Music is Perfume (Brazil)

Directed by Georges Gachot
Documentary about Brazilian singing star Maria Bethânia and her 40-year-old career. The film features her concerts and her…
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Miles Davis: The Birth of Cool (USA)

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Miles Davis: The Birth of Cool (USA)

Directed by Stanley Nelson
Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Miles was a singular force of nature, the very embodiment of cool.
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Oliver Tambo: Have You Heard From Johannesburg (South Africa, USA)

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Oliver Tambo: Have You Heard From Johannesburg (South Africa, USA)

Directed by Connie Fields
The untold story of Oliver Tambo—who lived a life on the principles of ethics, compassion, inclusion, social justice…
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Panomundo Part 2: Pan Worldwide (Trinidad & Tobago)

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Panomundo Part 2: Pan Worldwide (Trinidad & Tobago)

Directed by Kieth Musaman Morton
From the innovative minds of the people from Trinidad & Tobago to the ends of the world! “Panomundo…
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Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask (USA)

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Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask (USA)

Directed by Frederick Lewis
Documentary on the life and legacy of the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer.
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The Magic of Nigeria (Nigeria)

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The Magic of Nigeria (Nigeria)

Directed by Ola Balogun
This documentary explores the vitality of ancient African traditions regarding the links between life and death.
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The New Black (USA)

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The New Black (USA)

Directed by Yoruba Richen
The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with…
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The Souls of Black Girls (USA)

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The Souls of Black Girls (USA)

Directed by Daphne Valerious
Black women discuss how the media's celebration of beauty affects their self-image.

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Trouble the Water (USA)

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Trouble the Water (USA)

Directed by Carl Deal, Tia Lessin
A redemptive tale of an aspiring rap artist surviving failed levees and her own troubled past and seizing…
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Your Turn (Brazil)

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Your Turn (Brazil)

Directed by Eliza Capai, Renato Manganello
When Brazil’s economic and social crisis deepened in the last decade, students protested and occupied hundreds of schools,…