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UMGIDI
(SHADOW DANCING)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 74 minutes, South Africa, 2004, In English and Xhosa with English subtitles
Sipho is a former political prisoner on Robben Island who decides to return to his home town to complete the Xhosa initiation ritual he began while in prison. But his younger brother, Vuyo is quite reluctant to have his own ceremony, partly because he is gay and is conflicted about adopting traditional practices. This film explores a family and a country trying to embrace both modernity and tradition. MORE...
UNNATURAL CAUSES
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 7 episodes: 1x56mins, 6x26mins, 2008,  , dual language disc - Menus, Audio and Subtitles in English and Spanish
Facilitator Guide Available
UNNATURAL CAUSES, for the first time on film, sounds the alarm about our disturbing socioeconomic and racial inequities in health - and searches for their root causes. But those causes are not what we might expect. There's much more to our health than bad habits, healthcare or unlucky genes. The social conditions in which we are born, live and work profoundly affect our well-being and longevity. MORE...
LA VIE EST BELLE
(Life is Rosy)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 85 minutes, Congo / Belgium, 1987, in French with English subtitles
Soukous music legend, Papa Wemba, stars in the rags to riches story of a poor country musician who seeks fame in the vibrant music industry of Kinshasa. MORE...
A WALK IN THE NIGHT
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 78 minutes, South Africa, 1998, in English and Afrikaans with English subtitles
Facilitator Guide Available
Drawing references from Richard Wright's portrait of black rage in Native Son and Shakespeare's Hamlet, this crime thriller set in Johannesburg recounts one night when a young Coloured man is driven to an act of brutality by a racist society. MORE...
WEND KUUNI
(God's Gift)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 70 minutes, Burkina Faso, 1982, in Moré with English subtitles
This retelling of an ancient fable about a mute, memory-less orphan, renamed "God's Gift" by the grateful village which adopts him demonstrates the continuing relevance of traditional African values such as hospitality and communal child rearing. MORE...
WHAT'S RACE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 49 minutes, 2006,  
Facilitator Guide Available
Ten years after Skin Deep, a new documentary film chronicles the experiences of a diverse group of college students - in this case, led by veteran UC Berkeley facilitators over the course of a semester - as they confront race, diversity, and their own responsibility for making a difference. MORE...
WHERE DO YOU STAND? STORIES FROM AN AMERICAN MILL
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 60 minutes, 2004,  
Facilitator Guide Available
After a quarter century of struggle, mill workers in Kannapolis, North Carolina won the single largest industrial union victory in the history of the South in this Emmy Award Nominated film. MORE...
WHITE SCRIPTS AND BLACK SUPERMEN: BLACK MASCULINITIES IN COMIC BOOKS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, plus bonus feature THE BLACK AGE OF COMICS, 2012,  subtitled in English for the hearing impaired
Facilitator Guide Available
A valuable and colorful examination of 40 years of changing representations of Black masculinity in a significant area of popular culture - comic books. This genre's reach and impact extended into other forms of cultural production such as movies and animated TV series. MORE...
WITCHES IN EXILE
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 79 minutes, USA and Ghana, 2005, in Dagbani and English with English subtitles
Across Africa, a belief in witchcraft continues to terrorize women: the denunciation, brutal beating, the banishment to an unknown village without family or friends. Witches in Exile is the first film to tell their story and the story of the human rights struggle to find a solution to a practice deeply embedded in tradition and gender economics. MORE...
WOUBI CHERI
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 62 minutes, France / Ivory Coast, 1998, in French with English subtitles
A cross-section of gender-bending pioneers describe in their own words their lives as homosexual Africans in Abijan. MORE...

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