2 Weeks in Lagos captures the excitement, vibrancy, and complexity of everyday life in Lagos, a dynamic city where anything is possible in 2 Weeks.
Aboliçao is a startling look at the racial situation of Black Brazilians in contemporary Brazil. The director asks the following question to Black Brazilians from diverse walks of life — musicians,
Opening Night film, Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story by Art Jones, is a fascinating documentary that recounts the unsung saga that broke the boxing’s blacklist status of Muhammad Ali, the champion who said “no” to war and racism.
Baobab Flowers is a documentary that explores education inequality as a global issue in black communities. It shows the stories of two educators, leaders and mothers: Priscila in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Nyanza, in Philadelphia,
20-year-old Dju Dele Dibonga leaves the Cape Verde Island off the coast of Africa and travels to Luxembourg…
Black N Black is a documentary that explores the relationship between African Americans and African immigrants to the United States.
Between melanin and far away planets, Blackn3ss is a journey into the lives of Sao Paulo Black youth. An exploration of blackness, queerness and spatial aspirations for the children of the Diaspora.
A Haitian boy escaping from poverty eyewitness the asssasination of his parents while crossing the Dominican border.
Eleven year old Mariam works as a domestic to provide for her guardian, her unemployed Uncle Djimet, and his family.
A sensitive narrative that depicts the life of three young girls from Djibouti who must make important life choices as they transition from High School to College.
Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc follows in the footsteps of Cairo based filmmaker Iman Kamel in her journey to the Egyptian western deserts where she discovers a diary written by a Bedouin girl named Jehanne.
Two Elders feel that their grandson is old enough to start learning vitally important lessons that will equip him with the necessary tools to maintain the future survival of his culture.
Gobeze is a timid, peace-loving young man in search of his young love Aleme, which was kidnapped from his arms.
A homeless man dies of a heart attack in a popular Cairo neighborhood. He was once an ideal husband and represented security for his family. Then one day, everything changed.
Kimberly Rivers-Roberts knows the false hope and failure Black folks are experiencing because the community isn’t bouncing back fast enough from the devastation caused by Katrina.
Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights the inventive and inspired contributions of African-Americans in the 1840s, the period leading to the Civil War in American History.
Jarreth Merz, a Swiss-Nigerian actor living in Los Angeles, is summoned to Nigeria to bury his father. Nigerian tradition mandates the eldest child to take charge of a father’s burial.
Bilatena tells us the story of Abi, a young boy who is representative of million of children in Africa who do not attend school and work to sustain their families.
Obdulio is an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy who lives with his grandmother and sells newspapers for a living while he cannot read or write.
In 2003, Tiffany Madera aka “Hanan,” enraged her Cuban family in Miami by getting on a plane to Havana to participate in an artistic exchange that led to the formation of Cuba’s first Arabic dance troupe…
Immobilia Crime Story is a psycho drama that examines loneliness and the ways in which social media has taken control over our lives and relationships.
An iconic figure of KASSAV group, Jocelyne Beroard is one of the greatest artists of the West Indian and African communities.
A Nigerian woman living in America, struggles to convince her traditionalist husband not to circumcise their ten-year-old daughter.
The Town of Owls is an isolated residential community situated in the High Atlas Mountains. It is inhabited by families and guards of a secret political prison camp…
In January 2015, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, sought a constitutional amendment that would allow him to be elected president for a third time.
This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou born in an African village in which Karaba the Sorceress has placed a terrible curse.
Screening 12/10/2019 at 11:00am at Cinema Village CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS AT CINEMA VILLAGE! Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled…
The inspirational story of Dr. Juanita Jenyons, who immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic as a child gifted with medical science…
A widow with two children manages to raise money needed for breast cancer procedure but begins to question her faith after recurrence of her cancer.
Femi, a British boy of Nigerian descent who, after a happy childhood in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner London to live with his Nigerian mum.
Stephane, only just arrived from Cherbourg, joins the anti-criminality brigade of Montfermeil in a sensitive district of the Paris suburbs.
Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man.
A true story of a young black girl who experiences bullying from her classmates. Hurt and confused, she later finds strength from her mother’s story.
This documentary explores the vitality of ancient African traditions regarding the links between life and death.
Maluala takes us into a palenque, a settlement of escaped slaves hidden somewhere in Cuba’s eastern mountains, where…
World-famous South African singer Miriam Makeba spent half a century travelling the world spreading her political message to fight racism, poverty and promote justice and peace.
Marighella is a new Brazilian action drama set in 1969 based on the life of Afro-Brazilian politician and guerilla fighter Carlos Marighella.
After a lion kills the village leader, the expected rains fail to arrive, so a group of warriors are sent to hunt the lion down and kill it in hopes that the rains will come at last.
Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Miles was a singular force of nature, the very embodiment of cool.
Twenty-year old Naomi lives a simple life with her younger siblings in Peru. Only her big sister seems to live a life of fortune, being married in Germany. But now she is dead, murdered by her German husband.
The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights.
Hossein, a teenage boy who is connected to the increasingly globalized world, dreams of a freer future far from his native Tangier, Morocco.
The untold story of Oliver Tambo—who lived a life on the principles of ethics, compassion, inclusion, social justice and equality – the man behind the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of Apartheid in South Africa.
From the innovative minds of the people from Trinidad & Tobago to the ends of the world! “Panomundo Part 2: Pan Worldwide.
Papa’s song is a drama of domestic tension and cross-cultural misunderstanding focusing on a local Dutch judge who finds himself entangled in an intergenerational…
Documentary on the life and legacy of the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer.
Kumar, a bachelor in his thirties leaves his corporate job in Kochi to become a graphic novelist. He embarks on a new life as an Uber driver while working on his graphic novel titled ‘Pixelia’.
After the slave revolt of 1641, groups of enslaved black Brazilians escaped to mountainous jungle strongholds where they formed self-governing communities.
We are in a republic where all the machinations to conquer and manage power are implemented with no second thoughts.
This film presents the real-life tale of young Ruby Bridges (Chaz Monet), one of the first African-American children to attend an integrated school in the Deep South.
Screening 12/11/2019 at 4:30pm at Cinema Village CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS AT CINEMA VILLAGE! Cairo, just before the 2011 Egyptian…
Set in northern Nigeria towards the end of the 19th century, Shaihu Umar starts with a discussion between Islamic students and their renowned teacher, the wise man Shaihu Umar.
In his latest film, director Khaled El Hagar establishes a parallel narrative, in which an erotic and symbolic struggle for freedom plays out on a farm while the urban revolt serves as a backdrop.
Black women discuss how the media’s celebration of beauty affects their self-image.
Thicker Than Blood tells the story of Jordan, the youngest of two sons, who returns home for the first time in three years to celebrate his older brother’s promotion to partner in his law firm.
A redemptive tale of an aspiring rap artist surviving failed levees and her own troubled past and seizing a chance for a new beginning
In 1959 in Old Location – an area segregated for Black residents of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia – an uprising took place that shook South West Africa.
When Brazil’s economic and social crisis deepened in the last decade, students protested and occupied hundreds of schools, demanding better public education and the end of austerity measures.
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