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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, 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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