New Films for Africana Studies

Thanks to generous donations to the Libraries, we added several films to our collection. In particular, we have added a number from the California Newsreel’s series, The Library of African Cinema. These titles will expand our growing collection of videos and DVDs on Africa and Africans in the diaspora.
The titles include:
Afrique je te plumerai. VHS. Directed by Jean-Marie Teno. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1992.
Black Athena. VHS. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1990.
Clando. VHS. Directed by Jean-Marie Tano. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1996.
Le grand blanc de Lambarene. VHS. Directed by Bassek ba Kobhio. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1995.
In the Tall Grass: Inside the Citizen-based Justice System Gacaca. DVD. Directed by J. Coll Metcalfe. Beverly Hills, CA : Choices Inc., 2006.
Keita: The Heritage of the Griot. VHS. Directed by Dani Kouyaté. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1994.
Living the Hip Life. DVD. Directed by Jesse Weaver Shipley. New York: Third World Newsreel, 2007.
Lumumba: Death of a Prophet. VHS. Directed by Raoul Peck. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1992.
On the Downlow. DVD. Directed by Abigail Child. New York: Third World Newsreel, 2007.
Prime Time in South Africa: A Selection of Post-Apartheid Television Programs VHS. San Francisco : California Newsreel, 1997.
Race is a Four-letter Word. DVD. Directed by Sobaz Benjamin. Montréal: National Film Board of Canada, 2006.
Rain in a Dry Land. DVD. Directed by Anne Makepeace. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2006.
Rouch in Reverse. VHS. Directed by Manthia Diawara. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1995.
Samba: On Your Feet. DVD. Directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley. New York: Filmaker’s Library, 2005.
Tableau Ferraille. VHS. Directed by Moussa Sene Absa. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1997.
Who’s Afraid of Ngũgĩ? DVD. Directed by Manthia Diawara. New York: Third World Newsreel, 2006.
Visual materials are available for loan from the Reader’s Services/Circulation Desk at Bartle Library. To search for other DVDs and videos in our collection, use infoLINK, the Library catalog.
To learn more about our Gifts program, see Gifts and Endowments.