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Amina

The documentary follows the journey of an African immigrant woman living in Istanbul, Turkey and the cultural challenges she faces as she pursues her dreams.

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  • 2020-03-21T15:00:00-07:00
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Gilda Brasileiro: Against Oblivion

The program tells the story of one woman's fight to expose the history of an illegal 19th century slave-trading post in the Brazilian rainforest, where hundreds of thousands of Africans were enslaved.

  • 2020-02-29T14:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-02-29T16:30:00-08:00
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Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela and Spit On The Broom

A classic documentary by award-winning director Thomas Allen Harris, "Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela" tells an intimate tale about an African-American family, the anti-apartheid movement, and the quest for reconciliation between a father and son. The accompanying experimental short "Spit on the Broom" highlights The United Order of Tents, a secret organization of black women founded during the height of the Underground Railroad.

  • 2020-03-07T14:00:00-08:00
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My Friend Fela and Birth of Afrobeat

A new perspective on the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, "My Friend Fela" is told through conversations with his close friend and official biographer, African-Cuban Carlos Moore. The accompanying live-action animated short, "Birth of Afrobeat," tells how Nigerian drummer Tony Allen and his partner Fela Kuti created the Afrobeat genre.

  • 2020-03-14T15:00:00-07:00
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Amina

The documentary follows the journey of an African immigrant woman living in Istanbul, Turkey and the cultural challenges she faces as she pursues her dreams.

  • 2020-03-21T15:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK