African vs African Americans is a hard-hitting documentary that addresses the little known tension that exists between Africans and African Americans. The film opens with personal testimonials that expose this rift then walks us through the corridors of African colonialism and African American enslavement, laying bare their effects and how these have divided and bound Africans and African Americans. Directed by Peres Oswino, 2014, 90 min., United States, documentary, English.
Conversation with director Peres Oswino & Catered Reception
THE CHAPEL TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 525 W. 120TH ST New York, NY 10027
Professor in the Department of African American Studies
at Temple University, founder of the PhD program in
African-American Studies, and President of
the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies.
After 7 years, college friends reunite at an up-market game lodge in South Africa. Long buried secrets shared by old friends are eventually exposed, causing tensions to arise in current relationships. A stylish, funny tale of the new South Africa. Stars Thapelo Mokoena, Lihle Dhlomo, Mandisa Nduna, Dunisani Mbebe, Amanda Du Pont, Siyabonga Twala and Morne Du toit. Directed by Zuko Nodada, 2014, 93 min, South Africa, Romantic comedy, English, Zulu with English subt. Q&A after the screening.
Joe Anderson (Across the Universe) and Danny Glover star in Supremacy, a racially charged psychological thriller.
Supremacyfollows a high-ranking white supremacist (Anderson) who murders a cop and hides out with his accomplice by taking a black family hostage. Glover plays the patriarch of the house, an ex-con who must rely on his wits and understanding of the supremacist’s racist mind to keep his family safe.
Supremacy, which made its world premiere in June 2014 at the LA Film Festival, also stars Dawn Olivieri, Derek Luke, Evan Ross, Lela Rochon, Robin Bobeau, and Anson Mount.
Based on real events, Supremacy is a shocking, complex, real-life horror story. (Deadline.com) (USA, 2014, 97 min, Deon Taylor, dir., Drama)
LA Film Festival (2014) - Supremacy Trailer - Anson Mount, Danny Glover HD
Purchase RETURN TO GOREE on DVD for $5 only. Please note: 10% of the film is in French without English subtitles. DVD includes film Return to Goree, Youssou N'Dour Concert on Goree Island and two documentaries about Sotigui Kouyate.