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500 Years Later (2005) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Owen Alik Shahadah ... (as Owen 'Alik Shahadah)

Writing Credits  

M.K. Asante ... (written by) (as M.K. Asante Jr.)
 
Owen Alik Shahadah ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Kolfi Adu ...
Himself - African Storyteller
Sona Jobarteh ...
Herself - Kora Player (as Maya Jobarteh)
Hunter Adams III ...
Himself - Neuroscientist
Hakim Adi ...
Himself - Historian (as Dr. Hakim Adi)
Toyin Agbetu ...
Himself - Ligali Media
Mukasa Afrika ...
Himself - Teacher at Lotus Academy
Ras Kumasi ...
Himself - Afruika Bantu School Teacher
Adisa Alkebulan ...
Himself - Lecturer (as Dr. Adisa Alkebulan)
Molefi Kete Asante ...
Himself - Professor Temple University (as Dr. Molefi Asante)
Afrar Afriyea ...
Himself - Afruika Bantu Saturday School
...
Himself - Writer (as M.K. Asante Jr.)
Sister Aya ...
Herself - Afruika Bantu Saturday School
Amiri Baraka ...
Himself - Poet and Activist (archive sound)
David Commissiong ...
Himself - Pan-African Affairs Barbados
Kevin Farmer ...
Himself - Barbadian Historian
Mighty Gabby ...
Himself - Barbadian Cultural Ambassador (as The Mighty Gabby)
...
Himself - Playwright
Asher Hoyles ...
Herself - Teacher and Writer
David Hutchinson ...
Himself - CEO Pan-Grove Inc.
Junkung Jobarteh ...
Himself - University of the Gambia
Dumar Johnson ...
Himself - 'Mayor of Germantown'
Maulana Karenga ...
Himself - Founder of Kwanzaa (as Dr. Maulana Karenga)
Gary Lewars ...
Himself - Musician (as Gary 'Gaz' Lewars)
Abdul Malik ...
Himself - Vendor
Abdullah Malik ...
Himself - Vendor
Mahlet Marigue ...
Herself - Ethiopian Worker
Trevor Marshall ...
Himself - Barbadian Historian
Andrew Muhammad ...
Himself - Author of 'Hidden History'
Hiba Muhammad ...
Herself - Somali Help Group (as Hiba Muhammed)
Khaleel Muhammad ...
Himself - CEO Skyborn Media (as Khaleel Muhammed)
Kimani Nehusi ...
Himself - University of East London (as Dr. Kimani Nehusi)
Nicole Devereux ...
Herself - Attorney at Law
Isaac Osei ...
Himself - High Commissioner of Ghana (as Isaac Ossei)
Pablo Imani ...
Himself - Creative Artist
Ife Planke ...
Herself - Creative Artist
Paul Robeson Jr. ...
Himself - Civil Rights Activist
Wilfred D. Samuels ...
Himself - Professor Utah University (as Dr. Wilfred Samuels)
Sarjo Sanyang ...
Herself - Student - University of the Gambia
Shaykh Muhammad Shareef ...
Himself - Sankore Institute
Esther Stanford ...
Herself - Quest for Justice
Shakeeta Sturden ...
Herself - Student
Chris Thomas ...
Himself - Entrepreneur
Ina Walter ...
Herself - Lotus Academy (as Dr. Ina Walter)
Frances Cress Welsing ...
Herself - Behavioural Scientist (as Dr. Francis Cress Welsing)
Helena Woodard ...
Herself - Historian (as Dr. Helena Woodard)
Tukufu Zuberi ...
Himself - Director of African Studies (as Dr. Tukufu Zuberi)
Umar Sayeed Kimaryo ...
Himself - Zanzibar Slave Tours, East Africa
Kohain Nathanya Halevi ...
Himself - Executive Secretary of the Panafest Foundation (as Rabbi Kohain Halevi)
Prince Ras Nana ...
Himself - Grenadian Rastafarian Spiritual Leader
Andrew Mitchell ...
Himself - Chicago Community Activist
Angella Montoute ...
Herself - Filmmaker
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Himself (archive sound) (as El-Hajj Malik Shabazz 'Malcolm X')
Marcus Garvey ...
Himself (archive sound)
...
Himself (archive sound)
Sandra Richards ...
Herself - Co-founder of Education Africa Teaching (as Dr. Sandra Richards)
Steve Martin ...
Himself - Historian and Author of 'Britain's Slave Trade'
Yvonne Robinson ...
Herself - Arts Council - London
Annabelle Adams ...
Herself - Teacher - Afruika Bantu Saturday School - UK
Samuel Hay ...
Himself - Professor Lafayette College (as Dr. Samuel Hay)
Kofi Opoku ...
Himself - Director of African Studies, Lafayette College (as Dr. Kofi Opoku)
Dider Le'Mon ...
Himself - Musician

Produced by 

Ana Asante ... first assistant producer
M.K. Asante ... executive producer (as M.K. Asante Jr.)
Makeda Coaston ... associate producer
Louba Durand ... first assistant producer
Maya Freelon ... associate producer
Zanita Huq ... executive producer
Johara Iman ... line producer
Wanuri Kahiu ... associate producer
Ako Mitchell ... producer (as Ako Osayaba Mitchell)
Owen Alik Shahadah ... producer (as Owen 'Alik Shahadah)
Momodou Madi Sillah ... executive producer

Music by 

Tunde Jegede ... (music by)
Ocacia ... (score by)

Cinematography by 

Owen Alik Shahadah ... director of photography (as Owen 'Alik Shahadah)

Film Editing by 

Mirak Qul Karim
Owen Alik Shahadah

Production Management 

Eva Contis ... post-production supervisor

Art Department 

Maya Freelon ... artwork / illustrations
Theodore A. Harris ... artwork / illustrations (as Theodore Harris)
Mirak Qul Karim ... motion graphics
Alvin Kofi ... illustrations
Andrew Sinclair ... artwork / motion illustration artwork
Dr. Zar ... artwork / illustrations

Sound Department 

Sona Jobarteh ... sound editor (as Maya Jobarteh)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ronny Cush ... photographer
Guiyori Guy ... camera
Fatou Jadama ... camera
Tunde Jegede ... camera
Wanuri Kahiu ... camera
Will Kamwa ... camera
Owen Alik Shahadah ... photographer (as Owen 'Alik Shahadah)
Andrew Ward ... camera

Editorial Department 

Fatou Jadama ... off-line editor

Other crew 

Kolfi Adu ... translator: Twe, Akan
Makeda Coaston ... resource manager
Maya Freelon ... translator: French
Haile Gerima ... special footage: "Sankofa"
Hiba Muhammad ... translator: Somali (as Hiba Muhammed)
June Parris ... accounts and finance
Poppyseed ... resource manager
Georgina Amma Tweneboah Sah ... translator: Twe, Akan
Betelihem Zelealem ... translator: Amharic

Thanks 

Biyi Adepegba ... special thanks
Molefi Kete Asante ... special thanks (as Molefi Asante)
Norma Bowen ... special thanks
Neville Carrington ... special thanks
Makeda Coaston ... special thanks
Len Garrison ... additional thanks
Haile Gerima ... special thanks
Solomie Gerima ... special thanks
Angela Harvey ... special thanks
Mamedi Kamara ... special thanks
Andrew Mitchell ... additional thanks
Arminuar Mitchell ... additional thanks
Angella Montoute ... special thanks
Robert Newton ... additional thanks
Joanne Parris ... special thanks
June Parris ... special thanks
Oswald Parris ... special thanks
Harrison 'Chip' Peoples ... additional thanks
Barbara Pukwana ... special thanks
Yvonne Robinson ... special thanks
Momodau Madi Sillah ... special thanks
Christopher Scott Thomas ... additional thanks
Onyekachi Wambu ... additional thanks
Estelle Williams ... additional thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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