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For The Cause

Karim a Palestinian man and Sirine a French Jewish woman have to cross the border separating morocco from Algeria in order to join their band and give a concert in Oran . Because of the absurdity of the rules at the national borders, they find themse

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Faraw; Mother Of The Dunes

Faraw; Mother Of The Dunes (FESPACO 1997 - Winner Best Actress: Aminata Ousmane Maïga)

Zamiatou is the mother of two quarrelsome boys and a depressed teenage girl. She is also the wife of a man arrested for political reasons who returns from prison me

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Daratt/Dry Season

FESPACO 2007 - Winner: Best Cinematography and Bronze Yennenga Stallion

Chad, 2006. The government has granted amnesty to all war criminals. Atim, 16 years old, is given a revolver by his grandfather so that he may kill the man who killed his father..

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Congo, White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

This true, astonishing story of what King Leopold II did in the Congo was forgotten for over 50 years. “ Congo:White King, Red Rubber, Black Death” describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885 and 1908. 


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Between Fire and Water

The adopted son of a Quillasinga Indigenous couple in southwestern Colombia begins to rebel and drink heavily, frustrating his adopted parents. His spiritual leader gives him permission to explore his Afro-Colombian roots, and he discovers more about

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Trois Machettes


A day in the life of a family of three in contemporary Haiti. Child, adolescent, man – each with his dreams and frustrations and each finding a way to live. A day like every other day and everywhere, in every hand, there is a machete. So what will h

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Three Blades/Trois Machettes


Esther is 6 years old and lives her carefree life as a little girl until her father abuses her. A little music box appears in her life and will never leave her. As she tries to get rid of it, she sees that her mother has one too; but her mother does

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