City of Joy

DR Congo - C. Africa

Madaleine Gavin | Release date: 8 Oct 2017

Devastated by 20 years of violence, the eastern part of The Democratic Republic of Congo is often referred to as “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” This film brings a different story from the region. City of Joy follows the first class of women at a revolutionary lea...

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Makala

DR Congo - C. Africa

Emmanuel Gras | Release date: 9 Sep 2017

Trials tribulation dreams and aspirations of a young farmer earning a living making and selling charcoal in Congo. “Movies are like a machine that generates empathy,” Roger Ebert once said. His sentiment is exemplified by Makala, a simple story of one man’s labour told ...

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Silas

Liberia - W. Africa

Hawa Essuman, Anjali Nayar | Release date: 7 Sep 2017

A profile of the life of Liberian activist Silas Siakor, a tireless crusader against illegal logging and a symbol of resistance for a new generation.

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Strike a Rock

South Africa - S. Africa

Aliki Saragas | Release date: 15 Jul 2017

  In a deeply personal journey, Strike A Rock follows two South African activists who take on the infamous platinum mining company, Lonmin Plc. Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana are grandmothers and best-friends living in Nkaneng, Marikana, an informal settlement in rural South A...

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Skulls, of my People

South Africa - S. Africa

Vincent Moloi | Release date: 24 May 2017

A documentary film on the struggle of a smallest tribe in Namibia fighting for the return of the skulls of their people taken by the Germans for racial science profiling after the genocide of 1904. It also demands the finding of these tests. This is while this tribe is launching a case to ...

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Zaineb n’aime pas la neige (Zaineb Hates the Snow)

Tunisia - N. Africa

Kaouther Ben Hania | Release date: 8 Aug 2016

Zaineb is a nine-year-old Tunisian girl who loses her father in a car accident. After the grief comes a new shock: her mother has fallen in love with an old flame who moved to Canada; he was married but is now divorced. Zaineb is appalled at the idea of a stepdad and a move to Canada, but ...

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Hissein Habré, A Chadian Tragedy

Chad - W. Africa

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Release date: 16 May 2016

In 2013 former Chadian dictator Hissein Habré’s arrest in Senegal marked the end of a long combat for the survivors of his regime . Accompanied by the Chairman of the Association of the Victims, Mahamat Saleh Haroun goes to meet those who survived this tragedy.

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The Vanished Dream (Documentary)

Guinea-Bissau - W. Africa

Juan S. Betancor | Release date: 31 Jan 2017

September 10th, 1974, Guinea-Bissau, a small country in Western Africa, achieves its independence. Hundreds of European volunteers move to the country, chasing their dreams of a better world. Those were years of enthusiasm and idealism, when the building of a socially just nation in Africa...

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They Will Have to Kill Us First

Mali - W. Africa

Johanna Schwartz | Release date: 4 Mar 2016

Islamic extremists have banned music in Mali, but its world famous musicians wont give up without a fight. They Will Have To Kill Us First tells the story of Malis musicians, as they fight for their right to sing. With a specially commissioned soundtrack from some of Malis most exciting ar...

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The Revolution Won’t be Televised

Senegal - W. Africa

Rama Thiaw | Release date: 17 Feb 2016

Old men who brutally and relentlessly cling on to their roles as heads of state have become colossally negative images in many countries of Africa, including Senegal. When President Abdoulaye Wade wanted to run for office yet again in 2011, a resistance movement formed on the streets. Shor...

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