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GURUMBÉ: AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES

Flamenco is synonymous with Spanish culture. But the truth is that, since its inception, theorists have sidelined the fundamental contribution of Afro-Andalusians to that art form. In Gurumbe, that story is finally told!
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Cell 512

Director: Angel Rosales
From: Spain/Mexico/Portugal/Senegal
Year: 2016- Minutes: 72 mins
Language : Spanish with English Subtitles
Genre: Documentary
DVD sale: $395

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White Lies

THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN

Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Doctor Mukwege is internationally known as the man who mends thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of the poorest countries on the planet, despite its extremely rich sub-soil.
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DVD sale: $445

Directors: Thierry Michel & Colette Braeckman
From: Belgium
Year: 2015- Minutes: 115 mins
Language : French and Lingala with English Sub.
Genre: Documentary


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CELL 512

Honorine is detained for killing a young man as she was driving her car. She suffers physical and moral abuse in prison, harassment, promiscuity, and shaming. Mired in corruption, the justice system is not making life easier for the investigating magistrate who would like to understand Honorine's downfall.
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Cell 512

Director: Missa Hebie
From: Burkina Faso
Year: 2015- Minutes: 99 mins
Language : French with English Subtitles
Genre: Fiction
DVD sale: $345

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HOGTOWN

Visually stunning, Hogtown - by independent Chicago based filmmaker Dianel Nearing - is, according to the
Chicago Sun-Times, "The most original film made in Chicago about Chicago to date." 
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DVD sale: $395

Directors: Daniel Nearing
From: USA
Year: 2015- Minutes: 95 mins
Language : English
Genre: Drama

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STAND DOWN SOLDIER

Life of women after military service is seldom portrayed in films. The drama Stand Down Soldier tells the story of Sergeant Stacy Armstrong who returns home from three deployments suffering with Paustromatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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White Lies

Director: Jeryl Prescott Sales
From: USA
Year: 2015- Minutes: 82 mins
Language : English
Genre: Fiction
DVD sale: $295

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Fevers

FEVERS / FIEVRES

Fevers, winner of FESPACO - Africa's largest film festival - 2015 grand prize, the Golden Stallion is a French version of We Need to Talk About Kevin about a disturbed young man raised on foster care who enters his father's Muslim household in the suburbs of Paris and becomes a major source of disruption in the family. . More information here.

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DVD sale: $345

Director: Hicham Ayouch
From: France/Morocco
Year: 2014- Minutes: 90 mins
Language : French with English Sub.
Genre: Drama

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THE LUFT GANGSTER: MEMOIRS OF A SECOND CLASS HERO

At 93 years old, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson recalls his trials and tribulations from early childhood racism in America to his segregated military experience and overseas combat deployment in WWII. 
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White Lies

Director: Mike Rott
From: USA
Year: 2014- Minutes: 70 mins
Language : English
Genre:Documentary
DVD sale: $295

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White Lies

WHITE LIES

Based on a novel by Whale Rider writer Witi Ihimaera, White Lies – New Zealand's entry in the 2014 Oscar competition for best foreign-language film - is an intense drama that explores with great humanity and sensitivity such difficult topics as race relations, bleaching and abortion.
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DVD sale: $395

Director: Dana Rotberg
From: New Zealand
Year: 2013- Minutes: 96 mins
Language : English and Maori with English Sub.
Genre: Drama


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SEXY MONEY

A reflection of the difficult social conditions of women in many societies in different parts of the world, SEXY MONEY explores frontally with much sensitivity and compassion the broken hopes and hard choices of poor Nigerian women as they struggle to reintegrate Nigerian society with dignity after being expelled from Europe where they were looking for a better life.
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Sexy Money

Director: Karin Junger
From: Nigeria/Netherlands
Year: 2014- Minutes: 85 mins
Language : English
Genre: Documentary
DVD sale: $295


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AlukuLiba

RASTAS & MAROONS:
REBELS OF THE CARIBEEAN

RASTAS & MAROONS is a 2-DVD set featuring The First Rasta (Jamaica/France) a revealing documentary about Leonard Percival Howell, the man who created the Rasta Movement and Aluku Liba, Maroon Again  (French Guiana/Canada), a rare docu-drama about the Aluku or Boni, a Maroon ethnic group living mainly on the riverbank in Maripasoula, southwest French Guiana.
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DVD sale: $395

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GREAT AFRICAN FILMS - VOL 4

The fourth installment in this series of award-winnig films from Africa includes Moussa Toure's impressive "The Pirogue" and Khady Sylla's incisive docs "Colobane Express" and "The Silent Monologue". More information here.


DVD sale: $395

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Tango Negro

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BLACKS IN LATIN AMERICA is a 2-DVD set featuringTango Negro: The African Roots of Tango (Argentina and Uruguay) a revealing documentary that traces the origins of tango back to the slave trade between Africa and South America and explains how the music and dance evolved into a Latin American form with myriad styles and La Playa D.C. from Colombia (Official Selection, Cannes 2012), about an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the ar, and faces the difficulties of growing up in the city of Bogota.

DVD sale: $395

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Abdias do Nascimento

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ABDIAS DO NASCIMENTO

Loving and revealing documentary about Afro-Brazilian scholar/writer/activist /politician Abdias do Nascimento (1914-2011), a significant figure in and leader of Brazil’s Black movement who founded the Black Experimental Theater in 1944 and was very active in the international Pan-African Movement.
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DVD sale: $295


Director:Aida Marques
From:Brazil
Year: 2011- Minutes: 95 mins
Language : Portuguese with English Sub.
Genre: Documentary

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AlukuLiba

A KING BEHIND THE CAMERA

KING AMPAW is a Germany trained Ghanaian filmmaker whose work has gained international recognition. Kukurantumi, The Road to Accra, winner Film Critics Award FESPACO 1985, is one of two feature films - with No Time to Die - in this double set DVD "A KING BEHIND THE CAMERA" that offers a good-humored depiction of life in modern Ghana.
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DVD sale: $295


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