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Bilatena / The Golden Child (Ethiopia)

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Bilatena / The Golden Child (Ethiopia)

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…
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Childhood Destroyed (Chad)

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Childhood Destroyed (Chad)

Directed by Zara M. Yacoub
Eleven year old Mariam works as a domestic to provide for her guardian, her unemployed Uncle Djimet, and…
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Elders (Australia)

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Elders (Australia)

Directed by Tony Briggs
Two Elders feel that their grandson is old enough to start learning vitally important lessons that will equip…
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Enchained (Ethiopia)

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Enchained (Ethiopia)

Directed by Moges Tafesse
Gobeze is a timid, peace-loving young man in search of his young love Aleme, which was kidnapped from…
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Fallen Angels (Egypt)

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Fallen Angels (Egypt)

Directed by Ossama Fawzi
A homeless man dies of a heart attack in a popular Cairo neighborhood. He was once an ideal…
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Goodbye Momo (Uruguay)

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Goodbye Momo (Uruguay)

Directed by Leonardo Ricagni
Obdulio is an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy who lives with his grandmother and sells newspapers for a living while…
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Joy (USA, Nigeria)

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Joy (USA, Nigeria)

Directed by Solomon Onita Jr
A Nigerian woman living in America, struggles to convince her traditionalist husband not to circumcise their ten-year-old daughter.
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Kilikis The Town Of Owls (Morocco)

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Kilikis The Town Of Owls (Morocco)

Directed by AZLARABE Alaoui
The Town of Owls is an isolated residential community situated in the High Atlas Mountains. It is inhabited…
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Made in Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

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Made in Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain
Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged…
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Made In His Image (USA)

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Made In His Image (USA)

Directed by Anah Ambuchi
A true story of a young black girl who experiences bullying from her classmates. Hurt and confused, she…
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Maluala (Cuba)

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Maluala (Cuba)

Directed by Sergio Giral
Maluala takes us into a palenque, a settlement of escaped slaves hidden somewhere in Cuba's eastern mountains, where...
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Marighella (Brazil)

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Marighella (Brazil)

Directed by Wagner Moura
Marighella is a new Brazilian action drama set in 1969 based on the life of Afro-Brazilian politician and…
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Naomi’s Journey (Germany, Peru)

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Naomi’s Journey (Germany, Peru)

Directed by Frieder Schlaich
Twenty-year old Naomi lives a simple life with her younger siblings in Peru. Only her big sister seems…
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Nomads (Morocco, France)

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Nomads (Morocco, France)

Directed by Olivier COUSSEMACQ
Hossein, a teenage boy who is connected to the increasingly globalized world, dreams of a freer future far…
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Papa’s Song (Curacao, Netherlands)

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Papa’s Song (Curacao, Netherlands)

Directed by Sander Francken
Papa's song is a drama of domestic tension and cross-cultural misunderstanding focusing on a local Dutch judge who…
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Pixelia (India)

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Pixelia (India)

Directed by Ratheesh Ravindran
Kumar, a bachelor in his thirties leaves his corporate job in Kochi to become a graphic novelist. He…
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Shaihu Umar (Nigeria)

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Shaihu Umar (Nigeria)

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

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The Last Tree (Nigeria, UK)

Directed by Shola Amoo
Femi, a British boy of Nigerian descent who, after a happy childhood in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner…
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The Republic of the Corrupt (Burkina Faso)

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The Republic of the Corrupt (Burkina Faso)

Directed by Salam Zampaligré
We are in a republic where all the machinations to conquer and manage power are implemented with no…
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The White Line (Namibia)

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The White Line (Namibia)

Directed by Desiree Kahikopo
In 1959 in Old Location - an area segregated for Black residents of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia…
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Thicker Than Blood (USA)

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Thicker Than Blood (USA)

Directed by Anthony L. Williams
Thicker Than Blood tells the story of Jordan, the youngest of two sons, who returns home for the…