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Yeelen | Kanopy
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This adaptation of an ancient oral legend from Mali, is one the most acclaimed and widely seen African films ever made. This adaptation of an ancient oral legend from Mali, is one the most acclaimed and widely seen African films ever made. Show less
Lamb | Kanopy
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This remarkable feature debut tells the story of young Ephraim, a half-Jewish, Ethiopian boy who is sent by his father to live among distant relatives after his mother's death. This remarkable feature debut tells the story of young Ephraim, a half-Jewish, Ethiopian boy who is sent by his father to live among distant relatives after his mother's death. Show less
Rise! | Kanopy
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Rise! examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. Rise! examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. Show less
I Am Not Your Negro | Kanopy
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An Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. An Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. Show less
Rising From Ashes | Kanopy
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Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jonathan "Jock" Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year j...Show more Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jonathan "Jock" Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year journey to compete in the Olympic Games. Against impossible odds both Jock and the team find new purpose as they rise from the ashes of their past. Show less
Brother Outsider | Kanopy
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On November 20, 2013, Bayard Rustin was posthumously awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Who was this man? He...Show more On November 20, 2013, Bayard Rustin was posthumously awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Who was this man? He was there at most of the important events of the Civil Rights Movement - but always in the background. BROTHER OUTSIDER asks "Why?" It presents a vivid drama, intermingling the personal and the political, about one of the most enigmatic figures in 20th-century American history. Show less
Reassemblage | Kanopy
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Women are the focus but not the object of Trinh T. Minh-ha's influential first film, a complex visual study of the women of rural Senegal. Women are the focus but not the object of Trinh T. Minh-ha's influential first film, a complex visual study of the women of rural Senegal. Show less
Hotel Splendid | Kanopy
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Selected to screen at the prestigious Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, this award-winning film is an intimate account of a community of migrants from Africa who are living in an Italian hotel converted into an emergency refugee camp. Selected to screen at the prestigious Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, this award-winning film is an intimate account of a community of migrants from Africa who are living in an Italian hotel converted into an emergency refugee camp. Show less
Soft Vengeance | Kanopy
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Winner of a Peabody Award, SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Winner of a Peabody Award, SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Show less
Passing | Kanopy
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Profiling the lives of three young transmen of color, this short doc explores what life is like living as a black man, when no one knows you are transgend...Show more Profiling the lives of three young transmen of color, this short doc explores what life is like living as a black man, when no one knows you are transgender, and how each man perceives his own journey with gender after many years of being presumed as a cisgender man. Show less
Black Mother Black Daughter | National Film Board
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Black Mother Black Daughter explores the lives and experiences of black women in Nova Scotia, their contributions to the home, the church and the community and the strengths they pass on to their daughters. Black Mother Black Daughter explores the lives and experiences of black women in Nova Scotia, their contributions to the home, the church and the community and the strengths they pass on to their daughters. Show less
Journey to Justice | National Film Board
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This documentary pays tribute to a group of Canadians who took racism to court. They are Canada's unsung heroes in the fight for Black civil rights. Focus...Show more This documentary pays tribute to a group of Canadians who took racism to court. They are Canada's unsung heroes in the fight for Black civil rights. Focusing on the 1930s to the 1950s, this film documents the struggle of 6 people who refused to accept inequality. Show less
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