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BANISHED
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 84 minutes, 2007,  
From 1860 to 1920 hundreds of US counties expelled all of their African American inhabitants. Banished visits three of these still all white towns today. Meanwhile the descendants of those displaced and disinherited seek redress. MORE...
BELONGING
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, South Africa, 2004, In English and Zulu with English subtitles
Born into exile in Britain as the daughter of political emigres, Kethiwe Ngcobo and her family returned to South Africa in 1994. She struggles to find her place in the new South Africa. In her quest for identity, this hip young woman decides to embrace Zulu traditions by going through an initiation ritual - one rejected by her older sister as meaningless. MORE...
THE BELOVED COMMUNITY
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 56 minutes, 2006,  
Facilitator Guide Available
A Chippewa community in a Great Lakes oil town near Detroit is facing a health crisis because of prolonged exposure to toxic chemicals. While the community once enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country, for the past decade miscarriages, reproductive cancers and widespread neurological problems point to the dangers of living near irresponsible corporations. The documentary follows a group of native women who choose to fight against the large corporations for their community’s right to good health. MORE...
BLACK GOLD
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 77 minutes, 2006,  
Facilitator Guide Available
After oil, coffee is the most actively traded commodity in the world. But for every $2 cup of coffee, a farmer receives only a few pennies. The film traces the tangled trail from the two billion cups of coffee consumed each day back to the coffee farmers who produce the beans. In the process Black Gold provides an in-depth study of the commodity and offers a compelling introduction to the ‘fair trade’ movement galvanizing consumers around the globe. MORE...
THE BLACK PRESS: SOLDIERS WITHOUT SWORDS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 86 minutes, 1998,  
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Archival footage and interviews trace the history of African American newspapers and journalism from the Antebellum period to the Civil Rights Movement. MORE...
BLACKING UP: HIP-HOP'S REMIX OF RACE AND IDENTITY
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 57 minutes, 2010,  
Explores tensions surrounding white participation in Hip-Hop. For some, it is an example of cultural progress. For others, it is just another case of cultural appropriation. MORE...
BROTHER OUTSIDER: THE LIFE OF BAYARD RUSTIN
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 83 minutes, 2002,  
Facilitator Guide Available
On November 20, 2013, Bayard Rustin was posthumously awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Who was this man? Bayard Rustin is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States. His activism for peace, racial equality, economic justice and human rights, and how he navigated through his life and career as an openly gay man are the themes of this portrait. MORE...
CA TWISTE A POPONGUINE
(Rocking Popenguine)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 90 minutes, Senegal, 1993, in French with English subtitles
A coming of age story set in a Senegalese fishing village about rival teenaged cliques living out their dreams against a backdrop of disillusioned adults. MORE...
CINDERELLA OF THE CAPE FLATS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 58 minutes, South Africa, 2004, In English and Afrikaans with English subtitles
Poorly paid garment workers in the Coloured townships around Cape Town have for years made clothes so that other women could dress up. But each year, after working for weeks on glamorous dresses, one woman among them will be crowned in the Annual Spring Queen pageant. MORE...
DAKAN
(Destiny)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 87 minutes, Guinea, 1997, in French and Mandikan with English subtitles
The first feature film on homosexuality from sub-Saharan Africa. MORE...

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