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Grigris
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directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 1961-; produced by Florence Stern, fl. 2010-2013, France 3 Cinéma, Goi Goi Productions and Pili Films (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2013), 1 hour 40 mins
Despite a bum leg, 25-year-old Grigris has hopes of becoming a professional dancer, making some extra cash putting his killer moves to good use on the dance floor of his local club every weekend. His dreams are tested when his step-father falls critically ill and he's forced to risk his future by smuggling oil to...
directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 1961-; produced by Florence Stern, fl. 2010-2013, France 3 Cinéma, Goi Goi Productions and Pili Films (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2013), 1 hour 40 mins
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Mother of George
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directed by Andrew Dosunmu, fl. 2009; produced by Patrick Cunningham, fl. 1996, Carly Hugo, 1984-, Lars Knudsen, fl. 2006-2016, Chris Maybach, fl. 1989, Darci Picoult, 1956-, Jay Van Hoy, fl. 2001-2016 and Saemi Kim, fl. 2014, Parts and Labor, Simonsays Entertainment, Maybach Films Productions and Ajiwe Fun Orisha; performed by Isaach De Bankolé, 1957-, Danai Gurira, 1978-, Bukky Ajayi, 1934-2016, Tony Okungbowa, fl. 1993 and Yaya DaCosta, 1982- (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2013), 1 hour 47 mins
Adenike and Ayodele (The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira and veteran actor Isaach De Bankolé) are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child - a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural exp...
directed by Andrew Dosunmu, fl. 2009; produced by Patrick Cunningham, fl. 1996, Carly Hugo, 1984-, Lars Knudsen, fl. 2006-2016, Chris Maybach, fl. 1989, Darci Picoult, 1956-, Jay Van Hoy, fl. 2001-2016 and Saemi Kim, fl. 2014, Parts and Labor, Simonsays Entertainment, Maybach Films Productions and Ajiwe Fun Orisha; performed by Isaach De Bankolé, 1957-, Danai Gurira, 1978-, Bukky Ajayi, 1934-2016, Tony Okungbowa, fl. 1993 and Yaya DaCosta, 1982- (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2013), 1 hour 47 mins
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Traitors
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directed by Sean Gullette, 1968-; produced by Audrey Rosenberg, fl. 2006-2013, Karim Debbagh, 1972- and Sean Gullette, 1968-, Kasbah Films, Rezo Films and White Light White Heat (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
Malika, leader of Traitors, an all-female punk rock band, has a strong vision of the world, her hometown of Tangier, and her place in it. When she needs money to save her family from eviction and to realize her dreams for the band, Malika agrees to a fast cash proposition: a smuggling run over the mountains for a...
directed by Sean Gullette, 1968-; produced by Audrey Rosenberg, fl. 2006-2013, Karim Debbagh, 1972- and Sean Gullette, 1968-, Kasbah Films, Rezo Films and White Light White Heat (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
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A Bag of Flour
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directed by Kadija Leclere, fl. 1997-2018; produced by Gaëtan David, fl. 2006-2017, Samy Layani, fl. 1987-2014, André Logie, 1970-, Peter Bouckaert, 1969- and Arlette Zylberberg, fl. 1994-2018, La Compagnie Cinématographique, Sahara Productions, Tchin Tchin Production, Panache Productions, Eyeworks, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Belgacom and Liberty TV; performed by Hafsia Herzi, 1987-, Hiam Abbass, 1960-, Rania Mellouli, fl. 2012-2017 and Mehdi Dehbi, 1985- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins

Alsemberg, 1975, Sarah an 8-year-old-girl is living in a Catholic foster family. One day, her biological father whom she has never seen before, comes to take her for a weekend in Paris. But she wakes up in Morocco where her father abandons her with his family without any explanation. Nine years later, with no mone...

directed by Kadija Leclere, fl. 1997-2018; produced by Gaëtan David, fl. 2006-2017, Samy Layani, fl. 1987-2014, André Logie, 1970-, Peter Bouckaert, 1969- and Arlette Zylberberg, fl. 1994-2018, La Compagnie Cinématographique, Sahara Productions, Tchin Tchin Production, Panache Productions, Eyeworks, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Belgacom and Liberty TV; performed by Hafsia Herzi, 1987-, Hiam Abbass, 1960-, Rania Mellouli, fl. 2012-2017 and Mehdi Dehbi, 1985- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins
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Mongolia: Ub Lama
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directed by Egle Vertelyte, fl. 2010-2015; produced by Lukas Trimonis, fl. 2005-2011 and Arunas Matelis, fl. 1996-2011, Wostok and Studio Nominum (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 52 mins
12-year-old Galaa likes hip-hop and computer games. But he lives in a small yurt on the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar. After his father’s death he deals on the local black market to support his family until, caught between modernity and tradition, aspirations and poverty, he decides to become a Lama. Can the monks he...
directed by Egle Vertelyte, fl. 2010-2015; produced by Lukas Trimonis, fl. 2005-2011 and Arunas Matelis, fl. 1996-2011, Wostok and Studio Nominum (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 52 mins
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Where Do We Go Now?
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directed by Nadine Labaki, 1974-; produced by Nadine Labaki, 1974-, Anne-Dominique Toussaint, fl. 1990-2016, Tarak Ben Ammar, 1949-, Hesham Abdel Khalek, fl. 2004-2011 and Romain Le Grand, fl. 2001-2017, Les Films des Tournelles, Pathé, Les Films de Beyrouth, United Artistic Group, Prima TV, France 2 Cinema, Chaocorp and Ginger Beirut Productions; performed by Ali Haidar, fl. 2009-2011, Kevin Abboud, fl. 2011-2011 and Nadine Labaki, 1974- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2012), 1 hour 42 mins
Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, WHERE DO WE GO NOW? Follows the antics of the town's women to keep their blowhard men from starting a religious war. Women heartsick over sons, husbands and fathers lost to previous flare-ups unite to distract their men with clever ruses,...
directed by Nadine Labaki, 1974-; produced by Nadine Labaki, 1974-, Anne-Dominique Toussaint, fl. 1990-2016, Tarak Ben Ammar, 1949-, Hesham Abdel Khalek, fl. 2004-2011 and Romain Le Grand, fl. 2001-2017, Les Films des Tournelles, Pathé, Les Films de Beyrouth, United Artistic Group, Prima TV, France 2 Cinema, Chaocorp and Ginger Beirut Productions; performed by Ali Haidar, fl. 2009-2011, Kevin Abboud, fl. 2011-2011 and Nadine Labaki, 1974- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2012), 1 hour 42 mins
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Life, Above All
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directed by Oliver Schmitz, 1960-; produced by Oliver Stoltz, fl. 1995-2013, Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduction, Enigma Pictures, Niama Film and Senator Film Produktion; performed by Khomotso Manyaka, fl. 2010, Keaobaka Makanyane, fl. 2010 and Harriet Lenabe, 1971- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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Just after the death of her newly-born sister, Chanda, 12 years old, learns of a rumor that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and sch...
directed by Oliver Schmitz, 1960-; produced by Oliver Stoltz, fl. 1995-2013, Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduction, Enigma Pictures, Niama Film and Senator Film Produktion; performed by Khomotso Manyaka, fl. 2010, Keaobaka Makanyane, fl. 2010 and Harriet Lenabe, 1971- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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This is Nollywood
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directed by Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017; produced by Robert Caputo, fl. 1998 and Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017, Eureka Film Productions and Center for Digital Imaging Arts (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 57 mins
First came Hollywood, then Bollywood and now Nollywood, Nigeria’s booming film industry, which released 2000 features in 2006 alone. Where else can you shoot a full-length dramatic film for $10,000 in 7 days? Until recently little known outside its own country, THIS IS NOLLYWOOD explains why Nigerian video produ...
directed by Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017; produced by Robert Caputo, fl. 1998 and Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017, Eureka Film Productions and Center for Digital Imaging Arts (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 57 mins
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Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man
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directed by Robin Shuffield, 1969-; produced by Zorn Production International, Monkey Productions, Arte France, France 3 and Centre Régional de Ressources Audiovisuelles (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2006), 52 mins
As Africa looks desperately for leaders of integrity and vision, the life and ideals of the late Thomas Sankara seem more and more relevant and exemplary with the passage of time. This new film should go a long way towards explaining why, though largely forgotten in this country, Sankara is still venerated on his...
directed by Robin Shuffield, 1969-; produced by Zorn Production International, Monkey Productions, Arte France, France 3 and Centre Régional de Ressources Audiovisuelles (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2006), 52 mins
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O Herói
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directed by Zeze Gamboa, 1955-; produced by Maria Joao Mayer, fl. 1992, Zeze Gamboa, 1955-, Francois d'Artemare, 1966- and Fernando Vendrell, 1962-, Gamboa and Gamboa (Production Company), Films de l'Après-Midi and David and Golias (Production Company) (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2005), 1 hour 35 mins

The Hero (O Herói) is the story of Angola, a nation torn apart by forty years of uninterrupted war, and now trying imperfectly but courageously to piece itself back together. It is also the story of a city, Luanda, like so many in the Third World, trying to absorb the millions of people displaced by civil strife...

directed by Zeze Gamboa, 1955-; produced by Maria Joao Mayer, fl. 1992, Zeze Gamboa, 1955-, Francois d'Artemare, 1966- and Fernando Vendrell, 1962-, Gamboa and Gamboa (Production Company), Films de l'Après-Midi and David and Golias (Production Company) (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2005), 1 hour 35 mins
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