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Showing 32 films for Africa

I Am Samuel

 Filmed over five years, I Am Samuel is an intimate portrait of a Kenyan man balancing pressures of family loyalty, love, and safety and questioning the concept of conflicting identities.

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A black and white portrait of artist Ahmed Umar

The Art of Sin

An intimate portrait of an evolving artist, spanning worlds and cultures, art and religion, national and gender identities.

A young looking Black woman in a yellow dress and purple & white braids wrapped on top of her head stands in front of doors with glass panes, looking to her side. She is wearing a large gold necklace and long gold earrings.

Imported For My Body

Wearing a hidden camera, Grace takes us into an underground world, where she spent six months paying a ‘debt’ to a cartel of madams and exposes a larger well-established network responsible for trafficking women from East and West Africa to India.

Everything Must Fall

Everything Must Fall features student leaders and their opposition as they unpack how a moment evolved into a mass movement. 

In Search...

Director Beryl Magoko is embarking on a personal journey to courageously face her past, to accept and love herself and her own body as she considers reconstructive surgery for the female genital mutilation she underwent as a young girl. 

Jaha's Promise

Jaha's Promise is a touching story about a young girl's struggle to take control of her own body.

Silas

Silas celebrates the power of individuals to fight back against the power of money and politics.

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Strike a Rock

This is a story of two South African mothers and best friends, Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana, who together take on Lonmin PLC, the third largest platinum-extractor in the world.

Strike a Rock

In a deeply personal journey, Strike A Rock follows Primrose and Thumeka--two South African activists, grandmothers, and best friends--as they take on the platinum mining company, Lonmin Plc.

The Rescue List

Lake Volta in Ghana is the largest man-made lake in the world; it is also notorious as a locale for forced child labor.