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Mugabe and the White African
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directed by Andrew Thompson and Lucy Bailey, fl. 2010; produced by Elizabeth Morgan Hemlock, fl. 2010 and David Pearson, fl. 2010, Arturi Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour 34 mins
Short-listed as one of the 15 best documentaries of 2010, Mugabe and the White African is the story of one family’s astonishing bravery as they fight to protect their property, their livelihood and their country. Mike Campbell is one of the few white farmers left in Zimbabwe since its leader, Robert Mugabe, enac...
directed by Andrew Thompson and Lucy Bailey, fl. 2010; produced by Elizabeth Morgan Hemlock, fl. 2010 and David Pearson, fl. 2010, Arturi Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour 34 mins
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The Other Man
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directed by Nicolas Rossier, fl. 2014; produced by Naashon Zalk, fl. 2014 and Tami Woronoff, fl. 2014, Baraka Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 16 mins
F.W. de Klerk was the last president of apartheid South Africa. He went from Mandela's jailer to his subordinate and together they changed history. Rossier explores the fascinating political journey and legacy of this complicated figure.
directed by Nicolas Rossier, fl. 2014; produced by Naashon Zalk, fl. 2014 and Tami Woronoff, fl. 2014, Baraka Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 16 mins
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Dear Uncle Adolf: The Germans and Their Fuhrer
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directed by Michael Kloft, 1961-; produced by Spiegel TV and First Run Features (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour
More than any other documents, it is the personal private letters written by the German people to Adolf Hitler that provide the most intimate details of the Third Reich. A treasure of more than 100,000 such letters was recently found, hidden in a secret Russian archive. The uncensored letters, which include decla...
directed by Michael Kloft, 1961-; produced by Spiegel TV and First Run Features (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour
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Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
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directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke, and inspire.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is an inspiring port...

directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours
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Neshoba: The Price of Freedom
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directed by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017; produced by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017, Pro Bono Productions and Pagano Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour 26 mins

In 1964, a mob of Klansmen murdered three civil rights workers in the small Mississippi county of Neshoba – the infamous "Mississippi Burning" murders. The young men, two Jews from New York and an African-American from Mississippi, were in the Deep South helping to register African-American voters during what ca...

directed by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017; produced by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017, Pro Bono Productions and Pagano Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour 26 mins
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Wrong Side of the Bus
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directed by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 56 mins
Sidney Bloch, an internationally recognized professor of psychiatry from Australia, returns to Cape Town, South Africa for his medical school reunion. Sid has suffered from a troubled conscience for forty years and wants to resolve his guilt for colluding with Apartheid, but what will it take to free him from his...
directed by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 56 mins
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Moving Midway
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directed by Godfrey Cheshire, 1951-; produced by Godfrey Cheshire, 1951- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 38 mins
While his cousin relocates his family's ancestral plantation home, film critic Godfrey Cheshire looks into the Hinton family history and discovers an African American branch of the family previously unknown to him. With the help of Africana studies professor Robert Hinton, who also has ancestral ties to Midway Pla...
directed by Godfrey Cheshire, 1951-; produced by Godfrey Cheshire, 1951- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 38 mins
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Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
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directed by Thomas Allen Harris, fl. 2001; produced by Deborah Willis, 1948- and Ann Bennett, fl. 1998-2015, Independent Television Service, Chimpanzee Productions and National Black Programming Consortium (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 32 mins
The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, Through a Lens Darkly probes the recesses of American history by discovering images that have been suppressed, forgotten and lost. Bringing to light t...
directed by Thomas Allen Harris, fl. 2001; produced by Deborah Willis, 1948- and Ann Bennett, fl. 1998-2015, Independent Television Service, Chimpanzee Productions and National Black Programming Consortium (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 32 mins
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21 Up South Africa: Mandela's Children
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directed by Angus Gibson (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 1 hour 9 mins
In South Africa a group of children, first filmed in 1992 at the age of 7, are now 21. Rich and poor, black, white and mixed race, these fascinating and revealing portraits offer unique insights into the social and political upheavals that have occurred throughout South Africa since the crumbling of apartheid. Fro...
directed by Angus Gibson (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 1 hour 9 mins
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The Hard Ride: Black Cowboys at the Circle 6 Ranch
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directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 27 mins
The Hard Ride is an intimate look at black cowboys as they gather for a rodeo and dance on the 40 acre Circle 6 Ranch in Raywood, Texas (between Houston and Beaumont). A dirt road leads onto the ranch, where all of the structures, including a frame house, rodeo arena, and barn, are hand-wrought. A.J. Walker, his w...
directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 27 mins
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