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HERSKOVITS AT THE HEART OF BLACKNESS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 57 minutes, 2009,  
A compelling examination of the career of Melville J. Herskovits, the pioneering American anthropologist of African Studies and controversial intellectual who established the first African Studies Center at an American university and authored, The Myth of the Negro PastMORE...
HOMEGOINGS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 56 minutes, 2013,  English Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired
Facilitator Guide Available
Homegoings takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community, where funeral rites draw on a rich palette of tradition, history and celebration. It reveals the special status of undertakers in the community; borne out of their permanence, their economic stability, and the necessities of the segregation period. It film paints a portrait of the dearly departed, their grieving families and a man who sends loved ones "home." MORE...
HOT WAX
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 49 minutes, South Africa, 2004, In English with English subtitles
Ivy is a big, bubbly black woman living in the poor township of Alexandra, who managed to surreptitiously run her own beauty salon during the apartheid years. Her loyal and considerably more privileged white clients live in the Johannesburg suburbs. In a personal way, this engaging documentary reveals how much has changed after the end of apartheid - and how much has not. MORE...
HOXIE: THE FIRST STAND
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 56 minutes, 2003,  
Documents the first battle to implement the Brown vs. Board of Education school desegregation decision fought in the small, rural town of Hoxie, Arkansas. MORE...
HYENAS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 113 minutes, Senegal, 1992, in Wolof with English subtitles
Djibril Diop Mambety's second feature film is a satire of Africa languishing in the decaying shell of the colonial past instead of building a vibrant new society MORE...
JULY '64
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 54 minutes, 2006,  
Summer, 1964: Violence erupted on a hot July night in Rochester, New York. July '64 tells the story of an unrest that altered the course of history in Rochester, and predicted urban unrest throughout the American North. MORE...
KARMEN GEI
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and and 35mm, 82 minutes, Senegal, 2001, in French and Wolof with English subtitles
A retelling of the celebrated Carmen myth set in contemporary Senegal to African music and dance. MORE...
KEITA: THE HERITAGE OF THE GRIOT
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 94 minutes, Burkina Faso, 1995, in French and Jula with English subtitles
Facilitator Guide Available
A young boy and his distant ancestor engage in parallel quests to understand their destinies and to know the meaning of their names. In so doing, Keita makes the case for an "Afrocentric" education, where African tradition, not an imported Western curricula is the necessary starting point for African development. MORE...
THE LANGUAGE YOU CRY IN
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, Sierre Leone / Spain, 1998, in English and Mende with English subtitles
Images, instrumental music, song, interviews and narrative provide clues in the search for a lost song, its history, and its argument for cultural retention between aspects of African and African-American culture. MORE...
LONG NIGHT'S JOURNEY INTO DAY
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 94 minutes, 2000,  
Facilitator Guide Available
A documentary of South Africa's quest for restorative justice following four cases that come before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). MORE...

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