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Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 4, Umgidi (Shadow Dancing)
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directed by Sipho Singiswa, fl. 2004 and Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004; produced by Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004, in Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 4 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
When Sipho, a former Robben Island inmate for 5 years gets a call from his father to help convince his reluctant younger brother to get circumcised, he procrastinates. Then he gets an anguished letter from this brother Vuyo, informing him that he finally discovered he was adopted at birth. Vuyo is in crisis and is...
directed by Sipho Singiswa, fl. 2004 and Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004; produced by Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004, in Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 4 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
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Witches in Exile
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directed by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017 and Frank Keraudren, fl. 1997-2017, Satellite Pictures (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel), 1 hour 19 mins

From Tanzania and Zambia to Ivory Coast and Ghana belief in witchcraft continues to terrorize women: the denunciation, brutal beating, the banishment to an unknown village without family or friends. In Northern Ghana alone there are estimated to be more than 5000 'witches' confined to 'witches villages', part sanc...

directed by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017 and Frank Keraudren, fl. 1997-2017, Satellite Pictures (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel), 1 hour 19 mins
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Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2, The Story We Tell (Teacher's Edition)
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produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
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This film uncovers the roots of the concept of race in North America and the nineteenth-century science that legitimated it. Once embedded in the imagination, the concept of race was used politically in order to justify American social inequalities as ‘natural’.

The divis...

produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
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Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2, The Story We Tell
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produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - 'red', 'black', 'white' or 'yellow' peoples - has became so deeply imbedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many would promptly dismiss as crazy any suggestion of its falsity. Yet, that's exactly what this provocative, new three-hour series by Californ...
produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 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 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 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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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Cornelia Bailey, Folklorist and Slave Descendant
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 55 mins
Cornelia Bailey is interviewed about ancestral memories of coping and perseverance, going to a better place, spiritual communication, the importance of family, revenge stories, life as an overseer, making do with what you have, Butler Island and slave life, hardships of working in rice and feeding your family, pre...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 55 mins
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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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Tony Brown's Journal, Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide
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directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1995), 27 mins
This episode of Tony Brown's Journal discusses alternative medicine.
directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1995), 27 mins
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