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A Barber's Wisdom
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directed by Amaka Igwe, 1954-2014; produced by Tajuddeen Adepetu, fl. 2001, M-Net (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2000), 28 mins
A Barber's Wisdom is a short farce showing what Nigerian filmmakers can do when not restricted by commercial concerns; the cinematographer is the director of our other new Nigerian release, Thunderbolt. In contrast to Surrender, the father here is ridiculed not for being too traditional but for not being tradition...
directed by Amaka Igwe, 1954-2014; produced by Tajuddeen Adepetu, fl. 2001, M-Net (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2000), 28 mins
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Black Arts Video Project, Fireflies n Stars
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directed by Tuup, fl. 1991; produced by Tuup, fl. 1991, Rastaman in De Year 2000; performed by Tuup, fl. 1991 and Fiona Wilkes, fl. 1991, in Black Arts Video Project (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 8 mins
A partly animated story of loss and grief.
directed by Tuup, fl. 1991; produced by Tuup, fl. 1991, Rastaman in De Year 2000; performed by Tuup, fl. 1991 and Fiona Wilkes, fl. 1991, in Black Arts Video Project (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 8 mins
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Black Journal 1970
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directed by Stan Lathan, 1945-; produced by William W. Greaves; performed by John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001, in Black Journal, 1970 (New York, NY: William Greaves Productions, 1970), 3 hours 53 mins
Black Journal #20, 1970.01 NYC Transit Authority Union workers strike (Phil Burton), Charles Hamilton, Black Athlete, Blues - John Lee Hooker, Nigerian War Ends Black Journal #21, 1970.02 Tribute to Malcolm X, Ethiopia, Martin Luther King Memorial Center, WEB Du Bois Black Journal #22, 1970.03 The Black GI...
directed by Stan Lathan, 1945-; produced by William W. Greaves; performed by John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001, in Black Journal, 1970 (New York, NY: William Greaves Productions, 1970), 3 hours 53 mins
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The Blood of Jesus
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directed by Spencer Williams, 1893-1969; produced by Spencer Williams, 1893-1969, Amegro Films and Sack Amusement Enterprises (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1941), 56 mins
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, directed by Spencer Williams, is about a woman who is accidentally shot by her husband, suspends between life and death, and has an encounter with an agent of the devil.
directed by Spencer Williams, 1893-1969; produced by Spencer Williams, 1893-1969, Amegro Films and Sack Amusement Enterprises (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1941), 56 mins
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Daratt
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directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 1961-; produced by Simon Field, fl. 1993-2015, Diana Elbaum, fl. 1995-2017, Sebastien Delloye, fl. 2001-2017, Keith Griffiths, 1947- and Abderrahmane Sissako, 1961-, Chinguitty Films and Goi Goi Productions (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2006), 1 hour 33 mins
Chad, 2006. The government has granted amnesty to all war criminals. Atim, 16 years old, is given a revolver by his grandfather so that he may kill the man who killed his father. Atim leaves his village for N’djamena, seeking a man he does not know. He quickly locates him: former war criminal Nassara is now marr...
directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 1961-; produced by Simon Field, fl. 1993-2015, Diana Elbaum, fl. 1995-2017, Sebastien Delloye, fl. 2001-2017, Keith Griffiths, 1947- and Abderrahmane Sissako, 1961-, Chinguitty Films and Goi Goi Productions (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2006), 1 hour 33 mins
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Daresalam
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directed by Issa Serge Coelo, 1967-; produced by Pierre Javaux, fl. 1995, Parenthese Films, DCN (Production Company), Centre National de la Cinématographie, Pierre Javaux Production and La Sept Arte (California Newsreel, 2000), 1 hour 40 mins
"Our heads are not just for holding gourds. Nor our arms just for holding weapons. We cannot waste energy wiping away our own blood." A. Balou Daresalam is the first African feature film to focus on the civil wars convulsing the continent from Sierra Leone to Somalia. It provides compelling insights into how ordi...
directed by Issa Serge Coelo, 1967-; produced by Pierre Javaux, fl. 1995, Parenthese Films, DCN (Production Company), Centre National de la Cinématographie, Pierre Javaux Production and La Sept Arte (California Newsreel, 2000), 1 hour 40 mins
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The Darktown Revue
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Alice B. Russell, 1892-1984 and Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 18 mins
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, The Darktown Revue, directed by Oscar Micheaux features a choir and comedy routines.
directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Alice B. Russell, 1892-1984 and Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 18 mins
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Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.
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directed by Spencer Williams, 1893-1969; produced by Bert Goldberg, fl. 1946, Sack Amusement Enterprises (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1946), 1 hour
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, directed by Spencer Williams, is about a nightclub singer from Harlem who headline an act in "Rinidad", an island in the Caribbean.
directed by Spencer Williams, 1893-1969; produced by Bert Goldberg, fl. 1946, Sack Amusement Enterprises (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1946), 1 hour
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The Exile
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Frank Schiffman, 1894-1974, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 18 mins
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about an African American socialite in Chicago who took over a mansion recently abandoned by its previous white owners because African Americans had moved int...
directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Frank Schiffman, 1894-1974, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 18 mins
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From The Library of Black History: The Longest Struggle (1984)
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produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012 (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1984), 1 hour 30 mins
This 30-minute version of the story of Black America and the NAACP's 75-year march to freedom and justice.
produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012 (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1984), 1 hour 30 mins
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