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ADIFF Spring Series

ADIFF Spring Series

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

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Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

Directed by Peter Bate
Congo:White King, Red Rubber, Black Death” describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private…
ADIFF Spring Series

Independência: Memories of Colonialism in Angola

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Independência: Memories of Colonialism in Angola

Directed by Marío Bastos
A powerful documentary on the Angolan struggle for independence, Independência examines the labyrinths of history and memory, both…
ADIFF Spring Series

Marighella

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Marighella

Directed by Wagner Moura
Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while…
ADIFF Spring Series

Plácido, The Blood Of The Poet

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Plácido, The Blood Of The Poet

Directed by Sergio Giral
Placido portraits the dramatic story of Gabriel de la Concepcio Valdes (Placido), a mulatto Cuban poet accused of…
ADIFF Spring Series

Quilombo

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Quilombo

Directed by Carlos Diegues
In 1650, plantation slaves revolt and head for the mountains where they find others led by the aged…
ADIFF Spring Series

Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema at UCLA

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Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema at UCLA

Directed by Zeinabu Irene Davis
This film chronicles the critically acclaimed yet relatively unknown black filmmakers and media artists collectively known as the…
ADIFF Spring Series

Stambali

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Stambali

Directed by Nawfel Saheb-Ettaba
A fascinating documentary about the religious ritual in Tunisia called Stambali tied to the arrival of the first…
ADIFF Spring Series

The First Rasta

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The First Rasta

Directed by Helene Lee
A revealing historical documentary that explores the life of Leonard Percival Howell (1898 - 1981), the founder of…
ADIFF Spring Series

W.A.R The Walter Rodney story + Q&A

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W.A.R The Walter Rodney story + Q&A

Directed by Clairmont Chung
This documentary looks at the life of Dr Walter Rodney, one of the region’s great intellectuals and activists…