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Africa, Episode 5, The Bible and the Gun
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directed by Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Mitchell Beazley Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa, Episode 5 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 52 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Mitchell Beazley Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa, Episode 5 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 52 mins
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Africa, Episode 6, The Magnificent African Cake
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Monarda Arts, Mitchell Beazley Television and Channel Four Television, in Africa, Episode 6 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Monarda Arts, Mitchell Beazley Television and Channel Four Television, in Africa, Episode 6 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Africa, Episode 7, The Rise of Nationalism
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Revolutions, Vietnam:  A Contagious Revolution
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directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by ICTV Solférino, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
This documentary is a compelling journey in time. Using powerful, often new archives from sources East and West, the surprising itinerary of the Father of the Vietnamese nation will unfold before our eyes. On site testimonies of Vietnamese veterans will add a more personal perspective to the journey, and highly re...
directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by ICTV Solférino, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
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Revolutions, Burkina Faso: A Revolution Rectified
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directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by Quartier Latin Media, Collectif Orchidées and Solferino Images, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
In August 1983, Captain Thomas Sankara seizes power in the former French colony of Upper Volta. He is helped by a commando led by his friend Blaise Compaore. Contrary to precedent attempts, Sankara's coup d'etat has revolutionary objectives of Marxist inspiration: end the neocolonial hold of France on the county,...
directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by Quartier Latin Media, Collectif Orchidées and Solferino Images, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins

This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry.

Combining McWilliams' ow...

directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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