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Mother of George: Independent African Film

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Adenike and Ayodele (The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira and veteran actor Isaach De Bankolé) are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child – a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to […]

Warrior Queen: The Great Asante Queenmother Yaa Asantewaa

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Warrior Queen, a short by Ekiah Productions, tells the story of the great Asante Queenmother Yaa Asantewaa who led her people into battle against the British.

Returning to the Ancestral Waters of Remembrance

Returning to the Ancestral Waters of Remembrance is a moving short film documenting a group of sisters and brothers’ journey from the diaspora to Ghana, West Afrika in hopes of reconnecting with their ancestors and reclaiming a lost heritage. The story takes place during the spring of ’09 in a small village full of […]

Global land rush has potential, and potential problems

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR The New York Times Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 1:00 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 9:07 p.m.

Sekou Traore stands in fields where he grows millet, sorghum and beans in the village of Soumouni, Mali, in November. Traore fears losing his house and land to a Libyan […]

Sa-Roc: Journey of the Starseed

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Soul Boy | Independent African Film | Kibera Nairobi, Kenya

SOUL BOY – A STORY OF AFRICAN FILM MAKING

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A Language, Not Quite Spanish, With African Echoes

A dance troupe performed at an annual drum festival in San Basilio de Palenque. Palenquero was strongly influenced by the Kikongo language of Congo and Angola, and by Portuguese, the language of traders who brought African slaves to Cartagena in the 17th century. Kikongo-derived words like ngombe (cattle) and ngubá (peanut) remain in use […]

Yaa Asantewaa & the Golden Stool Film Trailer

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Learn Akan (Twi) from Ghana, West Afrika

Bântu Kôngo Concept of the Supreme Being: Nzâmbi

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