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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 2, The Cross and the Crescent
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directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent,...
directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 3, Empires of Gold
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directed by Martin Bates, fl. 2010; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
The third hour in the series marks an era of great commercial and manufacturing growth throughout several regions on the continent. It begins with the revolutionary transformation of North and West Africa. On the shores of the Sahara Desert, farmers, traders, warriors and nomads turned this region into the crossro...
directed by Martin Bates, fl. 2010; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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The Honest Struggle
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directed by Justin Mashouf, fl. 2009 (Privately Published, 2017), 58 mins

THE HONEST STRUGGLE addresses our concern about the fragility of democracy as well as dealing with equality for all races in America. Here's what it is about:

After over 25 years of incarceration, a Muslim convert. Sadiq (Darrell Davis) re-enters society in the Southside of Chicago to face the same streets that ru...

directed by Justin Mashouf, fl. 2009 (Privately Published, 2017), 58 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Shrine of the Black Madonna
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produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2013), 5 mins
This documentary, produced by Tony Brown, is about Shrine of the Black Madonna in Detroit.
produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2013), 5 mins
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Faith in the Hood
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directed by Paul Wagner; produced by Paul Wagner (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 56 mins
Southeast DC, the city's poorest region, has only one sit-down restaurant, but hundreds of churches. Faith in the Hood is a compelling portrait of the inner city, as seen through the prism of the spiritual life of its people. The film profiles five ministries: a street ministry for former convicts, a socially acti...
directed by Paul Wagner; produced by Paul Wagner (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 56 mins
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SNCC Legacy Video, 23, The Black Church And Black Struggle
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produced by Natalie Bullock Brown, Ascension Productions, in SNCC Legacy Video, 23 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2011), 1 hour 29 mins
SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference Volume 23 - The Black Church and Black Struggle FEATURED SPEAKERS Rev. Bernard Lafayette (SNCC Field Secretary) Rev. Nelson Johnson (Student Organization for Black Unity) Rev. David Forbes (Raleigh Student Movement) The Black church was born in struggle in the midst of slavery, a...
produced by Natalie Bullock Brown, Ascension Productions, in SNCC Legacy Video, 23 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2011), 1 hour 29 mins
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Political Assassinations, Murder in New York: Malcolm X and the birth of Afro-Americanism
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directed by Michel Noll, 1949-; produced by Lewis Kesten, fl. 2010 and Jack Baxter, fl. 1994, Quarter Latin Media, Solferino Images and Panoceanic Films, in Political Assassinations (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2010), 51 mins
In the opinion of some, his name still stands for violent black activism, his anti-white acid and incendiary speeches are still quoted by advocates of violence. But for most, his name has become the symbol for peaceful means to resolve racial issues, in particular for in this period of "shock of civilizations". He...
directed by Michel Noll, 1949-; produced by Lewis Kesten, fl. 2010 and Jack Baxter, fl. 1994, Quarter Latin Media, Solferino Images and Panoceanic Films, in Political Assassinations (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2010), 51 mins
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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 18 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 18 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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