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1. Sankofa (1993)

125 min | Drama

7.2
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A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and ... See full summary »

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley

Votes: 428 | Gross: $2.69M

2. 500 Years Later (2005)

106 min | Documentary

7.1
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Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Kolfi Adu, Sona Jobarteh, Hunter Adams III, Hakim Adi

Votes: 163

3. The Idea (2006)

10 min | Short

8.4
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The Idea is a comical satire of modern society and our inability to listen beyond the sound of our own ego.

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Leon Edmondson, Moneera Girshab, Sona Jobarteh, Enrique Joyette

Votes: 19

4. Uprooted (2008)

44 min | Documentary, Short

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'Uprooted' seeks to bring attention to a mounting calamity inexplicably left out of the world's spotlight. The film explores the plight of Noris Mosquera, one of the more than 1 million ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Mejia Botero

5. The Global African (2014– )

30 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Bill Fletcher Jr., Lennox Yearwood, Stanley Nelson, Les McSpadden

6. Sanpachando (2007)

48 min | Documentary

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Sanpachando (San Pacho es p'al que lo goce) explores the afro-ethnic, religious, and cultural meaning of a festival honoring Saint Francis of Assisi. Through music, dancing and first hand ... See full summary »

Directors: Sean Ferry, Daniel Mosquera

7. Coal Black Voices (2001)

57 min | Documentary

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Coal Black Voices is an intimate mosaic of images, poetry, and storytelling by the Affrilachian Poets as they give glimpses of life in the American Black South and Appalachian region. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean Donohue, Jean Donohue, Fred Johnson | Stars: Bernard Clay, Ricardo Narzario Colon, C. Daniel Dawson, Mitchell Douglas

8. Movement (R)evolution Africa (2007)

65 min | Documentary

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In an astonishing exposition of choreographic fomentation, nine African choreographers tell stories of an emergent art form and their diverse and deeply contemporary expressions of self. ... See full summary »

Directors: Joan Frosch, Alla Kovgan | Stars: Beatrice Kombe, Nadia Beugre, Nora Chipaumire, Sello Pesa