Imperialism in Africa

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1.
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source... (136 mins.)
Director: Bob Rafelson
 
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Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
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When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars,... (101 mins.)
 
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Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa (2006 TV Movie)
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This inspiring docu-drama brings to life the story of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, one of the great humanitarians of the 20th century and recipient of the Nobel Prize for his work in healing the sick and injured in Africa. (48 mins.)
 
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The Mummy (1969)
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An Upper-Egyptian clan robs a cache of mummies and sells the artifacts on the illicit antiquities black market. After a conflict within the clan, one of its members goes to the police, helping the Antiquities Service find the cache. (102 mins.)
 
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Khartoum (1966)
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi. (134 mins.)
 
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Outpost in Morocco (1949)
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Capt. Gerard, greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her... (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
 
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Morocco (1930)
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A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself. (92 mins.)
 
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Beau Geste (1939)
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire. (112 mins.)
 
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Legionnaire (1998)
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Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts... (99 mins.)
Director: Peter MacDonald
 
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March or Die (1977)
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During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison. (107 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
 
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La batalla de los Tres Reyes (1990)
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Various battles including that of Lepanto. (139 mins.)
 
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Another Sky (1954)
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After a puritan youth, a young English woman discovers her sensuality in North-Africa. (86 mins.)
Director: Gavin Lambert
 
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Fort Saganne (1984)
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French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911... (180 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau
 
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Chocolat (1988)
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A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon... (105 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
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Sarraounia (1986)
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On January 2 1899, starting from the French Soudan, a french column under the commandment of the captains... (120 mins.)
Director: Med Hondo
 
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Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
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In this semi-autobiographical film, black soldiers help to defend France, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home. (157 mins.)
 
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Black and White in Color (1976)
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French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors... (90 mins.)
 
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Rachida (2002)
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A look at terrorism in Algeria through the eyes of Rachida, a teacher in one of the school districts. (100 mins.)
Director: Yamina Bachir
 
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Carl Peters (1941)
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Film about the exploits of famed German explorer Dr. Carl Peters. (110 mins.)
Director: Herbert Selpin
 
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'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar (1990)
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Episodes from entire military history of Portugal are told through flashbacks as a professorish soldier... (110 mins.)
 
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Coup de torchon (1981)
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1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful)... (128 mins.)
 
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Shaka Zulu (1986 Mini-Series)
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A historical account on the life of the Zulu king Shaka. (300 mins.)
 
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Shaka Zulu: The Citadel (2001 TV Movie)
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Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world. (179 mins.)
Director: Joshua Sinclair
 
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Zulu Dawn (1979)
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A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation. (117 mins.)
Director: Douglas Hickox
 
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Zulu (1964)
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Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. (138 mins.)
Director: Cy Endfield
 
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Rhodes (1936)
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This rousing adventure film tells the true story of Cecil Rhodes, a diamond miner who helped found the South African colonies. (90 mins.)
 
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Rhodes (1996 Mini-Series)
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The story of the British 19th-century businessman who became the wealthiest man in the Western world and founded the nation Rhodesia.
 
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Untamed (1955)
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In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame. (111 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
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Breaker Morant (1980)
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Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. (107 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
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Torn Allegiance (1986)
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Piet du Bois is a miner who wants to buy a farm. He meets a Bushman and his wife buying their land and expelling after. The Bushman exposes a legend about a fabulous hidden treasure. (92 mins.)
Director: Alan Nathanson
 
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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military. (163 mins.)
 
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Young Winston (1972)
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This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward)... (157 mins.)
 
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Cry Freedom (1987)
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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko. (157 mins.)
 
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The Color of Freedom (2007)
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GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela. (118 mins.)
Director: Bille August
 
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Lumumba (2000)
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The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo... (115 mins.)
Director: Raoul Peck
 
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White Material (2009)
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Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in Africa, a French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life. (106 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
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A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
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Outside the Law (2010)
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A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII. (138 mins.)