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THESE HANDS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 86 minutes (with a 51 minute abridged version and extras), 2008,  
Facilitator Guide Available
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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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 Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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...
UMGIDI
(SHADOW DANCING)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 7 episodes: 1x56mins, 6x26mins, 2008,  , dual language disc - Menus, Audio and Subtitles in English and Spanish
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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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 78 minutes, South Africa, 1998, in English and Afrikaans with English subtitles
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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 and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 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...

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