AFC : Documentary Archive

Afrocentric Films Collaborative, LLC has put together another exquisite collection of essential cinema. This time we focus on documentary films. AFC loves documentaries, I mean love them, especially powerful encrypted ones with life changing significance. Documentaries are meant to inform and inspire, but most importantly tell a story.

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1.
Eyes on the Prize (1987 TV Series)
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A documentary about the American Civil Rights Movement from 1952 to 1965. (360 mins.)
Director: Henry Hampton
 
2.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (533 mins.)
 
3.
Africa (2013 Mini-Series)
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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
 
4.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015 Documentary)
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This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years. (115 mins.)
Director: Stanley Nelson
 
5.
The Weather Underground (2002 Documentary)
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The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous. (92 mins.)
 
6.
Beautiful People (1974 Documentary)
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Hilarious documentary on the wildlife of the Namib Desert. (92 mins.)
Director: Jamie Uys
 
7.
A Place Called Chiapas (1998 Documentary)
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When the Zapatista National Liberation Army took over five towns and 500 ranches in southern Mexico... (89 mins.)
Director: Nettie Wild
 
8.
War Photographer (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever. (96 mins.)
Director: Christian Frei
 
9.
Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on Brooklyn-based Congresswoman Shirley's Chisholm's 1972 presidential bid. (76 mins.)
Director: Shola Lynch
 
10.
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011 Documentary)
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Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker. (100 mins.)
 
11.
Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006 Documentary)
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This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually... (50 mins.)
 
12.
The Central Park Five (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. (119 mins.)
 
13.
Living in Emergency (2008 Documentary)
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In the war-zones of Liberia and Congo, four volunteers with Doctors Without Borders struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions. (93 mins.)
Director: Mark N. Hopkins
 
14.
The Interrupters (2011 Documentary)
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A year in the life of a city grappling with urban violence. (125 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
15.
Soul Power (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on the legendary soul music concert staged in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974. (92 mins.)
 
16.
Scared Straight! (1978 Documentary)
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The filmed depiction of a program where convicts tell troubled kids about the horrors of prison life. (96 mins.)
Director: Arnold Shapiro
 
17.
The Last Lions (2011 Documentary)
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Fifty years ago there were close to half-a-million lions in Africa. Today there are around 20,000. To make matters worse... (88 mins.)
Director: Dereck Joubert
 
18.
The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971 Documentary)
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Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his... (88 mins.)
Director: Howard Alk
 
19.
Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002 Documentary)
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Interviews, archival footage, and filmed performances highlight the role of music in the South African struggle against apartheid. (108 mins.)
Director: Lee Hirsch
 
20.
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006 Documentary)
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Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch. (86 mins.)
Director: Stanley Nelson
 
21.
Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016 Documentary)
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The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, activist Maya Angelou. (114 mins.)
 
22.
Buena Vista Social Club (1999 Documentary)
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Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers. (105 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
23.
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988 Documentary)
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A documentary film about the life of pianist and jazz great Thelonious Monk. Features live performances by Monk and his band, and interviews with friends and family about the offbeat genius. (90 mins.)
 
24.
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011 Documentary)
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Michael Rapaport documents the inner workings and behind the scenes drama that follows this innovative and influential band to this day. (97 mins.)
 
25.
Mama Africa (2011 Documentary)
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Documentary about Miriam Makeba. (90 mins.)
 
26.
Dark Girls (2011 Documentary)
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Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black American culture. (71 mins.)
 
27.
Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango (2013 Documentary)
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Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango by Angolan filmmaker Dom Pedro explores the expression of Tango's... (93 mins.)
Director: Dom Pedro
 
28.
Mississippi Chicken (2007 Documentary)
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Questions of race, workers' rights and exploitation form the crux of this intriguing documentary about... (82 mins.)
Director: John Fiege
 
29.
When We Were Kings (1996 Documentary)
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A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali. (88 mins.)
Director: Leon Gast
 
30.
Cocaine Cowboys (2006 Documentary)
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In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago... (118 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
31.
Style Wars (1983 Documentary)
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A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing. (69 mins.)
Director: Tony Silver
 
32.
Home (2009 Documentary)
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With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked. (120 mins.)
 
33.
Urbanized (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. (85 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
34.
Samsara (2011 Documentary)
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Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. (102 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
35.
Undefeated (2011 Documentary)
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Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field. (113 mins.)
 
36.
The Seven Five (2014 Documentary)
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Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn. (104 mins.)
Director: Tiller Russell
 
37.
13th (2016 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. (100 mins.)
Director: Ava DuVernay
 
38.
Bastards of the Party (2005 Documentary)
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Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history... (95 mins.)
 
39.
Earthlings (2005 Documentary)
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit. (95 mins.)
Director: Shaun Monson
 
40.
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007 Documentary)
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BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union'... (104 mins.)
Director: Brett Harvey
 
41.
The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men (2011 Documentary)
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The film examines the ways in which media and popular culture trains American boys and men to adopt and celebrate sexist views toward women.
Director: Thomas Keith
 
42.
I Am Not Your Negro (2016 Documentary)
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Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. (93 mins.)
Director: Raoul Peck
 
43.
Life and Debt (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary look at the effects of globalization on Jamaican industry and agriculture. (80 mins.)
Director: Stephanie Black
 
44.
Beyond Treason (2005 Documentary)
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This extremely powerful 89 minute film presents comprehensive documentation from United States Government archives of a massive cover-up... (89 mins.)
Director: William Lewis
 
45.
Speed Sisters (2015 Documentary)
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The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They're bold. They're fearless. And they're tearing up tracks all over Palestine. (78 mins.)
Director: Amber Fares
 
46.
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008 Documentary)
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An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Bell
 
47.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star. (90 mins.)
 
48.
Harvest of Empire (2012 Documentary)
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A powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention... (90 mins.)
 
49.
High Profits (2015 TV Series)
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Dreams of Empire. In Colorado a young couple set of with a dream to build the worlds first marijuana empire... (42 mins.)
 
50.
Sing Your Song (2011 Documentary)
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Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally. (103 mins.)
Director: Susanne Rostock
 
51.
P.O.V. (1988 TV Series)
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films...
 
52.
We Were Here (2011 Documentary)
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A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis. (90 mins.)
 
53.
Independent Lens (1999 TV Series)
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.
 
54.
O.J.: Made in America (2016 Documentary)
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation. (467 mins.)
Director: Ezra Edelman
 
55.
Seventeen (1983 Documentary)
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In their final year at Muncie's Southside High School, a group of seniors hurtles toward maturity with a combination of joy... (120 mins.)
 
56.
All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records (2015 Documentary)
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'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon. (94 mins.)
Director: Colin Hanks
 
57.
Future by Design (2006 Documentary)
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Future by Design shares the life and far-reaching vision of Jacque Fresco, considered by many to be a modern day Da Vinci... (86 mins.)
Director: William Gazecki
 
58.
Nefarious: Merchant of Souls (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary exploring the sex-trade. (96 mins.)
 
59.
Marley (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley. (144 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
60.
Berkeley in the Sixties (1990 Documentary)
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A documentary about militant student political activity in the University of California-Berkely in the 1960's. (117 mins.)
Director: Mark Kitchell
 
61.
PressPausePlay (2011 Documentary)
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The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way... (80 mins.)
 
62.
Lesson Plan (2011 Documentary)
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'Lesson Plan' is a documentary featuring interviews of the original students and teacher of the 1967 Third Wave experiment... (76 mins.)
 
63.
Souls of Zen (2012 Documentary)
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This documentary presents perspectives on Buddhism as practiced by clergy and millions of families in... (89 mins.)
 
64.
Wattstax (1973 Documentary)
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Documentary covering a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists such as Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more. (103 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
65.
Fillmore (1972 Documentary)
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A dozen rock groups are shown playing concerts in 1972. (105 mins.)
 
66.
Fidel (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about Fidel Castro, covering 40 years of Cuban Revolution. Rare Fidel Castro footage: he appears swimming with a bodyguard... (91 mins.)
Director: Estela Bravo
 
67.
Globe Trekker (1994 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
68.
Enemies of the People (2009 Documentary)
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The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained... (93 mins.)
 
69.
Cultures of Resistance (2010 Documentary)
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Does each gesture really make a difference? Can music and dance be weapons of peace? In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war... (73 mins.)
Director: Iara Lee
 
70.
The Skyjacker's Tale (2016 Documentary)
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After five citizens of the Virgin Islands are convicted in the 1970s of a massacre at one of the island's fancy country clubs, their ostensible leader stages a skyjacking and escapes to Cuba. (75 mins.)
Director: Jamie Kastner
 
71.
Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (2004 Documentary)
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February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, granddaughter of William Randolph Heart, was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA)... (89 mins.)
Director: Robert Stone
 
72.
Sins of My Father (2009 Documentary)
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This is the incredible story of Pablo Escobar, the infamous boss of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel... (94 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Entel
 
73.
Save the Children (1973 Documentary)
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Documentary about a concert held in Chicago in 1972. (123 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
74.
Beef (2003 Documentary)
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A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Spirer
 
75.
Not Just a Game (2010 Documentary)
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This critique of U.S. sports culture shows how 20th-century sports has consistently reflected the hegemonic political discourse of the day, specifically, elite narratives about nationalism, war, gender, race, homosexuality and capitalism. (62 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Earp
Stars: Dave Zirin
 
76.
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (2007 Documentary)
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War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception... (73 mins.)
 
77.
7 Days in Syria (2015 Documentary)
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In the most dangerous country in the world for journalists, Newsweek Middle East editor, Janine di Giovanni, risks it all to bear witness, ensuring that the world knows about the suffering of the Syrian people. (75 mins.)
 
78.
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016 Documentary)
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A look at the life of the late pop star Michael Jackson from his early days at Motown Records to the release of his hit 1979 album, Off the Wall. (93 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
79.
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013 Documentary)
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This film tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin... (84 mins.)
Director: Pratibha Parmar
 
80.
Where to Invade Next (2015 Documentary)
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To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
81.
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003 Documentary)
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When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than four million slaves were set free. Over 70 years later,... (75 mins.)
 
82.
The Freshest Kids (2002 Documentary)
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From the Boogie Down Bronx and beyond, the history of the B-Boy. (94 mins.)
Director: Israel
 
83.
All My Babies: A Midwife's Own Story (1953 Documentary)
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This beautiful film is the story of "Miss Mary" Coley, an African-American midwife more than half a century ago in rural Georgia... (55 mins.)
Stars: Mary Coley
 
84.
Finding Fela! (2014 Documentary)
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A look at the life and music of Nigerian singer Fela Kuti. (119 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
85.
Chicago 10 (2007 Documentary)
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Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention. (110 mins.)
Director: Brett Morgen
 
86.
Too Big for the World (2016 Documentary)
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Irene, soon 50 years old and a mother of three, has a life long dream to be the biggest bodybuilder...
 
87.
The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005 Documentary)
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Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman. (70 mins.)
 
88.
The Children's War (2010 Documentary)
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A lost generation of Ugandan youth is the result of a 24 year long civil war, where a vicious rebel army leads a massive and coldly systematic child abduction machine. (64 mins.)
Director: Andrew Krakower
 
89.
Soul Train (1971 TV Series)
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A pop music dance show with an African-American focus. (60 mins.)
 
90.
Welcome to Warren (2004 Documentary)
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Most prison documentaries focus on the inmates. This sobering program features guards and prisoners alike... (30 mins.)
 
91.
The Sixties (2013 Mini-Series)
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A ten-part documentary series focusing on the politics, music, technical advancements, drugs, and the "free love" movement of the 1960s. (60 mins.)
 
92.
Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011 Documentary)
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A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music. (84 mins.)
 
93.
Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery (1998 Mini-Series)
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The history of African Americans. (360 mins.)
 
94.
The Hour of the Furnaces (1968 Documentary)
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Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation... (260 mins.)
 
95.
Welfare (1975 Documentary)
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WELFARE shows the nature and complexity of the welfare system in sequences illustrating the staggering... (167 mins.)
 
96.
Town of Runners (2012 Documentary)
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Town of Runners is a feature documentary about young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji... (80 mins.)
Director: Jerry Rothwell
 
97.
An African Election (2011 Documentary)
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An African Election is a political documentary that exposes the never-before-seen, nitty-gritty of political electioneering in Africa... (89 mins.)
 
98.
Say Amen, Somebody (1982 Documentary)
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Documentary about the American gospel music scene, focusing on two of the movement's pioneering forces, Thomas A. Dorsey and Willie May Ford Smith. (100 mins.)
 
99.
Slavery and the Making of America (2005 TV Series)
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(240 mins.)
 
100.
Social Genocide (2004 Documentary)
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After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series... (120 mins.)