Pumzi begins with a tele-type caption that places the film spatially in the Maitu community of the East African Territory and temporally thirty-five years after World War III—The Water War. In Kikuyu, the word "Maitu" stems from the roots 'truth' and "our," and in everyday usage, 'our truth' signifies 'mother.'
An alien couple named Addem live on Earth as human beings in order to determine if it has proper living conditions for their race.
The Illustrious Blacks joins The Brooklyn Word (TBW) for a colorful journey through Art, Music and style.
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power (opening September 7 at the Brooklyn Museum) brings together raw, revolutionary, powerfully relevant records of a struggle that continues to this day.
When her teenage daughter Crystal disappears, Lena Gladwell, a divorced African-American mother of two, is stunned by the inaction of local police. She and her older daughter Cara rally friends and family, flier the neighborhood and reach out to the media, all to no avail. They come to learn the painful message that all missing children are not created equal.
Ajuma - a grieving widow - is desperate to stop her recurring nightmares. In an effort to end them once and for all, she explores a forgotten fairytale remedy that leads her to unexpected discoveries.
Narrated by Josette Simon. Directed by Suzanne Phillips.
After meeting her African Refugee mother for the first time in six years, 8 year old Hawa is forced to coexist with a woman teetering on the brink of insanity.
Drum and Dance is the story of the oldest instrument other than the voice as well as the oldest form of physical expression. Our story starts with the Djembe drum, from its inception in the forests of Guinea, then shipped via ocean, some say they travel similar routes of the over the Middle Passage to Brooklyn, New York.
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A cruel Mississippi planter's (Stephen Boyd) slave mistress (Dionne Warwick) is inspired to rebellion by a Christian slave (Ossie Davis).