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2 Weeks In Lagos (Nigeria)

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2 Weeks In Lagos (Nigeria)

Directed by Kathryn Fasegha
2 Weeks in Lagos captures the excitement, vibrancy, and complexity of everyday life in Lagos, a dynamic city…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kirikou And The Sorceress (France)

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Kirikou And The Sorceress (France)

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

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Ruby Bridges (USA)

Directed by Euzhan Palcy
This film presents the real-life tale of young Ruby Bridges (Chaz Monet), one of the first African-American children…
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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 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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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…
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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…