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100% Arabica
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directed by Mahmoud Zemmouri, 1946-; produced by Les Films de la Toison d'Or, Incoprom SA and Fennec Productions (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 1997), 1 hour 24 mins
In a housing project located on the outskirts of Paris renamed "100% Arabica" by its inhabitants, African immigrants live side by side. The residents are united by their struggle for recognition in a society where immigrants are often regarded as second class citizens. In a world of exiles, poverty is the common d...
directed by Mahmoud Zemmouri, 1946-; produced by Les Films de la Toison d'Or, Incoprom SA and Fennec Productions (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 1997), 1 hour 24 mins
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ADios MoMo
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directed by Leonardo Ricagni, fl. 2002-2013; produced by Raul Pochintesta, fl. 2006-2007, True Cinema (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2005), 1 hour 50 mins
Obdulio is an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy who lives with his grandmother and sells newspapers for a living while he cannot read or write. Obdulio is not interested in going to school until he finds out that the night watchman of the newspaper's office is a charismatic magical 'Maestro' who not only introduces h...
directed by Leonardo Ricagni, fl. 2002-2013; produced by Raul Pochintesta, fl. 2006-2007, True Cinema (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2005), 1 hour 50 mins
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Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 3, Caravans of Gold
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directed by Mick Csaky, 1945-; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 3 (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 Mick Csaky, 1945-; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 3 (ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 52 mins
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Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 4, The Kings And The City
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directed by John Percival, 1937-2005; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Mitchell Beazley Television, Channel Four Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 4 (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 John Percival, 1937-2005; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Mitchell Beazley Television, Channel Four Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 4 (ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 52 mins
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Africa Dreaming, Sophia's Homecoming
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
Sophia's Homecoming reminds us that the devastating personal effects of the massive social dislocations caused by apartheid can never be erased. Sophia, like so many other women, becomes a self-reliant provider for her family, working as a domestic for a white family in Windhoek for 12 years. When her husband Naf...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with Albert Raboteau, Professor of Religion, Princeton University
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 28 mins
Albert Raboteau is interviewed about 1793 and the hope brought by the American Revolution, Richard Allen's conversion experience, Christianity and self-worth, founding of the Free African Society, founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia, Richard Allen's reacti...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 28 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with Emma Lapsansky, Professor of History, Haverford College
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
Emma Lapsansky is interviewed about 1790 as a turning point for African Americans, opportunities in Philadelphia, the Yellow Fever epidemic, Richard Allen, the American Society of Free Persons of Color, Edward Clay cartoons, Pavel Svinin's portraits of African American life in Philadelphia, the 1830 National Negro...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with Jeffrey Leath, Pastor of Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, Philadelphia
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
Jeffrey Leath is interviewed about Richard Allen and his conversion to Christianity and the conversion of his owner, the role of spirituality in everyday life, Richard Allen's mission to share his religious experience, the beginning of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Christianity as a mean...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with John Edgar Wideman, Author, Amherst College
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
John Edgar Wideman is interviewed about the aftermath of the Revolution in 1793, what it means to be an African American in white America, a separate black church, the Yellow Fever epidemic and racism, the Matthew Carey pamphlet, Richard Allen, African American migration south to work in cotton fields, what it fel...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with Julie Winch, Professor of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 7 mins
Julie Winch is interviewed about Absalom Jones' and Richard Allen's response to Mathew Carey, black support for the American Colonization Society and the Bethel meeting, the economic impetus for kidnapping and the kidnapping of children.
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 7 mins
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