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STRANGE FRUIT
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 57 minutes, 2002,  
The story behind Billie Holiday's signature song examines the history of lynching, and the interplay of race, labor and the left, and popular culture as forces that would give rise to the Civil Rights Movement. MORE...
STRUGGLES IN STEEL
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 58 minutes, 1996,  
Facilitator Guide Available
Interviews with Black steelworkers recount the fight for equal opportunity on the job. MORE...
TAAFE FANGA
(Skirt Power)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and and 35mm, 95 minutes, Mali, 1997, in Bambara and Kaado with English subtitles
A gender-bending farce set among the cliff-dwelling 18th century Dogon people, makes serious points about the status of women in Africa. It shows how ancient mythology can still shed light on modern issues. MORE...
TABLEAU FERRAILLE
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and and 35mm, 85 minutes, Senegal, 1997, in French and Wolof with English subtitles
The story of an idealistic young politician's rise and fall in a small town, Tableau Ferraille ("scrap heap") paints a picture of a corrupt post-colonial elite. MORE...
TALES OF ORDINARY PEOPLE
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and and 35mm, 90 minutes, 2 titles on 1 DVD, Senegal, 1994, 1999, In Wolof with English subtitles
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For the first time on DVD, these two now classic shorts, Le Franc and La petite vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl who Sold the Sun) by the iconoclastic Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambety were originally intended as a trilogy under the title, Tales of Ordinary People. Mambety's untimely death in 1998 prevented the completion of the third film.
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THESE HANDS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 45 minutes, Tanzania, 1992, in Kimakonde and Swahili with English subtitles
Without plot or narration, this mesmerizing documentary records the dehumanizing monotony of a day in the life of women chipping rocks by hand in a Tanzanian quarry while discovering the communal warmth and joy that defies this spirit-breaking labor. MORE...
THOMAS SANKARA: THE UPRIGHT MAN
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, France, 2006, In French with English subtitles
Thomas Sankara rose to power in Burkina Faso in a popularly supported coup in 1983. To symbolize this rebirth, he renamed his country from the French colonial Upper Volta to Burkina Faso, "Land of Upright Men" and launched the most ambitious program for social and economic change ever attempted on the African continent. MORE...
TRACES OF THE TRADE: A STORY FROM THE DEEP NORTH
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 86 minutes (with a 51 minute abridged version and extras), 2008,  
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One family's painful confrontation with their ancestor's involvement with the slave trade. MORE...
TULIA, TEXAS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 54 minutes, 2008,  
The story of a small town's search for justice and the price Americans pay for the war on drugs. MORE...
UDJU AZUL DI YONTA
(The Blue Eyes of Yonta)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and and 35mm, 90 minutes, Guinea-Bissau, 1991, in Criolo with English subtitles
Four characters struggle with the disillusionment of the revolutionary generation in post-independence Guinea-Bissau. MORE...

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