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Women's History Month

African Women Directors

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African Women Directors

First Lady of Sierra Leone Fatima Bio launched the ‘Hands Off Our Girls’ Campaign in December 2018 to…
Black History Month

BARROW: FREEDOM FIGHTER (Shown with Catch a Fire)

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BARROW: FREEDOM FIGHTER (Shown with Catch a Fire)

Directed by Marcia Weekes
BARROW: FREEDOM FIGHTER, is a passionate story about the courage of one man who relentlessly preached a gospel…

Ben and Ara

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Ben and Ara

Directed by Nnegest Likké
Religious and cultural tensions escalate when a woman from the Nation of Islam has an affair with an…

Black N Black

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Black N Black

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

BOSS: THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS

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BOSS: THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS

Directed by Stanley Nelson
This film shines a light on the story of resilience and resistance within the black American experience in…
May Series

Bound: Africans Vs. African Americans

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Bound: Africans Vs. African Americans

Directed by Peres Owino
This documentary uses personal testimonials to expose this rift, then it takes us on a journey through the…
Black History Month

CATCH A FIRE (Shown with Barrow: Freedom Fighter)

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CATCH A FIRE (Shown with Barrow: Freedom Fighter)

Directed by Menelik Shabazz
Catch a Fire tells the story of Deacon Paul Boggle, often described as a 19th century Malcom X…
April Series

Emma Mae

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Emma Mae

Directed by Jamaa Fanaka
When her mother dies, Mississippi bumpkin Emma Mae goes to live with her cousins in Los Angeles. She…

Glorious Exit

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Glorious Exit

Directed by Kevin Merz
Jarreth Merz, a Swiss-Nigerian actor living in Los Angeles, is summoned to Nigeria to bury his father.
Women's History Month

I’m Not a Witch

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I’m Not a Witch

Directed by Rungano Nyoni
Join us this month for BAFTA-awarding winning director Rungano Nyoni's debut film, I Am Not a Witch...

International Art in Cuba: Black Mozart in Cuba & Resistance

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International Art in Cuba: Black Mozart in Cuba & Resistance

Directed by Dania IIisástigui Avilés, Stephanie James, Steve James
Watch two films celebrate art in Cuba
May Series

Invisible Color: Black is More Than a Color

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Invisible Color: Black is More Than a Color

Directed by Sergio Giral
This latest documentary by the Dean of Afro-Cuban Cinema Sergio Giral investigates the black Cuban exile community in…
Women's History Month

Black Divas: Josephine Baker & Mary Lou Williams – Q&A

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Black Divas: Josephine Baker & Mary Lou Williams – Q&A

Directed by Annette von Wangenheim, Carol Bash
Two documentaries following the lives of important musicians who had a big impact on the world at large...

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

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Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Directed by Mika Kaurismaki
Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was married…

Mississippi Masala

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Mississippi Masala

Directed by Mira Nair
An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time…
Women's History Month

No Shade – Back by Popular Demand!

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No Shade – Back by Popular Demand!

Directed by Clare Anyiam-Osigwe
Told through the prism of love, relationships, dating and marriage, No Shade provides a raw perspective on the…

Panama Dreams

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Panama Dreams

Directed by Alison Saunders
Panama Dreams transports the viewer on filmmaker Alison Saunders’ modern-day search for descendants of an ancestor who left...
Women's History Month

Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me

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Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me

Directed by Olivia Lichtenstein
This entertaining and moving musical documentary explores the rise of Teddy Pendergrass, the first male African American...
Women's History Month

The Black Mozart in Cuba

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The Black Mozart in Cuba

Directed by Stephanie James, Steve James
The Black Mozart in Cuba is the latest act in the rehabilitation of the memory of this extraordinary…
Women's History Month

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom – Q&A

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The Green Book: Guide to Freedom – Q&A

Directed by Yoruba Richen
Discover the real story of the Green Book, the guide that changed how black people traveled in America.…
April Series

The Tracker

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The Tracker

Directed by Rolf de Heer
When a white woman is murdered in 1920s Australia, a police officer ventures into the outback with a…
May Series

They Are We

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They Are We

Directed by Emma Christopher
They Are We is the story of a remarkable reunion, 170 or so years after a family was…
Black History Month

TIME AND JUDGMENT

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TIME AND JUDGMENT

Directed by Menelik Shabazz
Time and Judgement is an overview of the African Liberation Movement that spans a period of 400 hundred…