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Babakiueria
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directed by Don Featherstone, fl. 1983; produced by Julian Pringle, 1940-2013; performed by Bob Maza, 1939-2000 and Michelle Torres, fl. 1984-1990 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1995), 29 mins
This video is a satire where the roles of Blacks and Whites have been reversed. Imagine what it would be like if a fleet of black settlers arrived to colonize an area inhabited by white natives. Many valid points are posed for the viewer concerning racial and ethnic assumptions and relations as well as the incongr...
directed by Don Featherstone, fl. 1983; produced by Julian Pringle, 1940-2013; performed by Bob Maza, 1939-2000 and Michelle Torres, fl. 1984-1990 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1995), 29 mins
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Bezness
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directed by Nouri Bouzid, 1945-; produced by Ahmed Baha Attia, 1946-2007, CTF, Tunis, Flach Film and Canal+ (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 1992), 1 hour 48 mins
"Bezness" takes place in one of Tunisia's beautiful coastline tourist cities. it tells the contemporary story of a young man trapped between Arab tradition and prostitution. Through this young man who dreams of escape, the Director, Nouri Bouzid, criticizes both the restrictions associated with what he calls "the...
directed by Nouri Bouzid, 1945-; produced by Ahmed Baha Attia, 1946-2007, CTF, Tunis, Flach Film and Canal+ (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 1992), 1 hour 48 mins
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Black Journal 1969 Part 2
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produced by William W. Greaves, in Black Journal, 1969 Part 2 (New York, NY: William Greaves Productions, 1969), 5 hours 55 mins
Black Journal #8, 1969.01 1. The outlook for 1969 vis -a-vis Black Americans, particularly in the areas of economics, politics, and community control. Participants on the program included panelists listed in program #7 plus filmed interviews with publisher Carlton Goodlett, Ron Karenga, actor James Brown, politica...
produced by William W. Greaves, in Black Journal, 1969 Part 2 (New York, NY: William Greaves Productions, 1969), 5 hours 55 mins
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Everyone's Child
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directed by Tsitsi Dangarembga, 1959-; produced by Ben Zulu, fl. 1994, John Riber, fl. 1993 and Jonny Persey, fl. 1996, Media for Development Trust (California Newsreel, 1996), 1 hour 23 mins
Everyone's Child is an eloquent call for action on behalf of Africa's millions of parentless children. Through the tragic story of one Zimbabwean family devastated by AIDS, the film challenges Africans to reaffirm their tradition that an orphan becomes "Everyone's Child." Everyone's Child is the most recent produ...
directed by Tsitsi Dangarembga, 1959-; produced by Ben Zulu, fl. 1994, John Riber, fl. 1993 and Jonny Persey, fl. 1996, Media for Development Trust (California Newsreel, 1996), 1 hour 23 mins
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The Father
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directed by Ermias Woldeamlak, fl. 2000; produced by Maji-da Abdi, 1970-, M-Net (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2000), 29 mins
The Father is set during one of the darkest periods of Ethiopian history - the terror following the 1974 deposing of Haile Selassie launched by the new military regime, the derg. Alazar is an apolitical painter looking forward to marrying Rahel, his model and girlfriend. His best friend, Yonas, a political radical...
directed by Ermias Woldeamlak, fl. 2000; produced by Maji-da Abdi, 1970-, M-Net (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2000), 29 mins
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Furious Flower, 1, Roots and First Fruits
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directed by John L. Hodges, Jr.; produced by Judith McCray, in Furious Flower, 1 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2005), 1 hour 10 mins

Program I - Roots and First Fruits (60 min) discusses the major influences shaping the creative origins, poetic voice and stylistic approach of these poets. Significant influences include regional language, historic context, geographic location, personal passions and political commitment.

*Houston A. Baker, Jr....

directed by John L. Hodges, Jr.; produced by Judith McCray, in Furious Flower, 1 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2005), 1 hour 10 mins
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Le grand blanc de Lambaréné
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directed by Bassek Ba Kobhio, 1957-; produced by Bassek Ba Kobhio, 1957-, Films Terre Africaine, LN Productions, Chrysalide Film, Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée and Canal+ (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1995), 1 hour 29 mins

Cameroonian filmmaker Bassek ba Kobhio provides a fascinating revisionist perspective on Albert Schweitzer, Noble Peace Prize winner and secular saint of the colonial era.

Like Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask, this film begins to rewrite the history of colonialism from the point of view of the colonized. L...

directed by Bassek Ba Kobhio, 1957-; produced by Bassek Ba Kobhio, 1957-, Films Terre Africaine, LN Productions, Chrysalide Film, Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée and Canal+ (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1995), 1 hour 29 mins
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Mapantsula
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directed by Oliver Schmitz, 1960-; produced by Max Montocchio, fl. 1988, One Look Productions, Haverbeam and David Hannay Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1988), 1 hour 40 mins

Mapantsula was the first anti-apartheid feature film by, for and about black South Africans. Filmed inside Soweto, scored to the urban beat of "Township Jive", Mapantsula has been called a South African The Harder They Come.

Mapantsula tells the story of Panic, a petty gangster who inevitably becomes caught up...

directed by Oliver Schmitz, 1960-; produced by Max Montocchio, fl. 1988, One Look Productions, Haverbeam and David Hannay Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1988), 1 hour 40 mins
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La Pirogue: Goor Fitt
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directed by Moussa Touré, 1958-; produced by Oumar Sy, Adrien Maigne and Éric Névé, 1961-, Studio 37, LCS (Production company), Royal Pony Film, Appaloosa Films, Arte France Cinema, Astou Films and Les Chauves-Souris (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 25 mins
In Moussa Toure's powerful epic fiction film, a group of 30 men sail to Europe in a pirogue, facing the sea - and the possibility of never reaching their destination - in exchange for the myth of a better life in Europe. Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue. Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he som...
directed by Moussa Touré, 1958-; produced by Oumar Sy, Adrien Maigne and Éric Névé, 1961-, Studio 37, LCS (Production company), Royal Pony Film, Appaloosa Films, Arte France Cinema, Astou Films and Les Chauves-Souris (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 25 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Can You Dig It? Black History Quiz (30 min) – Show 5
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produced by Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1975), 8 mins
Drawing its questions from the wealth of information on the history and cultural heritage of Black Americans. “Can You Dig It?” was the first (and only ?) African-American quiz show on national television. This episode features contestants Dorothy Davis and Josephine Irons.
produced by Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1975), 8 mins
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