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In the Key of Oscar

In the Key of Oscar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522853

This intimate portrait of pianist Oscar Peterson charts his meteoric rise from Montréal's 'boogie...

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

PBS Video 041873

In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a...

Independent Lens: More Than a Month

Independent Lens: More Than a Month

PBS Video 041608

Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a young African-American filmmaker, sets out on a cross-country campaign...

Independent Lens: Soul Food Junkies

Independent Lens: Soul Food Junkies

PBS Video 041632

Food traditions are hard to change, especially when they're passed on from generation to...

Inspiring Figures: Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald   (DVD)

Inspiring Figures: Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald (DVD)

Weston Woods WW681

Collection includes: Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa

Invasion of North Africa

Invasion of North Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524261

This film reviews the situation in North Africa in 1942, and the events leading up to the British...

Islam

Islam

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521159

Islam is winning new converts, particularly in North Africa. This film explores the faith of the...

Joe

Joe

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522638

Seraphim 'Joe' Fortes, born in the West Indies, became one of Vancouver's most beloved citizens...

John Henry

John Henry

Weston Woods WW377

by Julius Lester Based on the famous African American folk ballad “John Henry”, this story...

Journey to Justice

Journey to Justice

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521905

Journey to Justice pays tribute to a group of Canadians who took racism to court. They are Canada's...

Jump-up - Caribbean Carnival in Canada

Jump-up - Caribbean Carnival in Canada

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527995

A multicultural story that centers on the growing friendship of a newly-arrived West Indian child...

Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz

Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz

Passion River Films PR3388

This 80 minute documentary film concentrates on the contributions of American female...

Lion and the Mouse, The

Lion and the Mouse, The

Weston Woods WW884

by Jerry Pinkney (Little, Brown)                          In this...

Long Ways to Go

Long Ways to Go

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523869

Made with the help of the Union United Church of Montréal, this film dramatizes some of the more...

Loyalties

Loyalties

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524428

This documentary is the story of two women whose meeting brought together two halves of a whole...

March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

Weston Woods WW852

by Dr. Christine King Farris, ill. by London Ladd (Scholastic) In celebration of the 45th...

Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience (Tavis Smiley Reports: 3/31/2010)

Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience (Tavis Smiley Reports...

PBS Video 041269

This episode delves into one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches, "Beyond Vietnam: A Time...

Martin's Big Words

Martin's Big Words

Weston Woods WW612

by Doreen Rappaport. Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...

Mighty Jerome

Mighty Jerome

National Film Board Of Canada NFB555069

In 1959, at just nineteen years of age, Harry Jerome was Canada’smost promising track and field...

Motion - Ep. 3: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Motion - Ep. 3: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM38

Spoken word poet, educator and activist, Motion, Queen of the Real, aka Wendy Brathwaite, gives us...

Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

PBS Video 041745

Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme...

Mr. Jane and Finch

Mr. Jane and Finch

OYA Media Group OYA000

Winston LaRose, a beloved 80-year-old activist/amateur documentarian who has documented the Black...

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Weston Woods WW334

by John Steptoe Mufaro's daughters are tested unknowingly to reveal which one is worthy enough...

Nelson Mandela: Canada AM

Nelson Mandela: Canada AM

CTV CTV613

A short, informative biography of Mandela - covers his involvement with the African National...

Nigeria: Giant in Africa

Nigeria: Giant in Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527738

This vivid recounting of Nigeria's history, from pre-European times to the mid-20th century...

No Past to Speak Of

No Past to Speak Of

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541421

No Past To Speak Of explores the horrific reality of infant rape in South Africa and investigates...

No Time to Stop

No Time to Stop

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523406

Kwai Fong Lai is from Hong Kong, Alberta Onyejekwe from Ghana, and Angela Williams from Jamaica...

Not Far from Bolgatanga

Not Far from Bolgatanga

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521470

In the late seventies, the government of Ghana, with the help of CIDA (the Canadian International...

Not So Fast Songololo

Not So Fast Songololo

Weston Woods WW351

by Niki Daly Malusi, a small South African boy, spends a delightful day shopping in the city...

Of Hopscotch and Little Girls...

Of Hopscotch and Little Girls...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520879

Hopscotch is universal. Girls around the world trace squares on the ground, then hop through them...

Older Stronger Wiser

Older Stronger Wiser

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527422

Five Black women talk about their lives in rural and urban Canada between the 1920s and 1950s. What...

Oliver Jones in Africa

Oliver Jones in Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527119

Oliver Jones, one of Canada's foremost jazz pianists, tours Nigeria with his bassist and drummer...

Once ... Agadir

Once ... Agadir

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522770

The city of Agadir on the north coast of Africa was struck by an earthquake in 1960. This film...

Other Side, The

Other Side, The

Weston Woods WW899

by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Putnam) - Clover always wondered why there...

Outlier: The Story of Katherine Johnson

Outlier: The Story of Katherine Johnson

Films Media Group 395169

In mathematical terms, an outlier is a data point that differs greatly from other observations. It...

Path to Freedom - Buxton, ON (31/65)

Path to Freedom - Buxton, ON (31/65)

Good Earth Productions GEHL31

The history of Buxton, Ontario is tied to the grand vision of one man, and the triumph of the human...

People Count

People Count

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527234

People Count documents the social, political and economic realities surrounding the population...

Prince Among Slaves

Prince Among Slaves

PBS Video 041008

In 1788, the slave ship Africa set sail towards America, with precious cargo: hundreds of men...

Queer Coolie-tudes

Queer Coolie-tudes

Michelle Mohabeer MOHA00

Queer Coolie-tudes is a creative documentary which reclaims the slur of Coolie and compellingly...

ré:INSTALLATION: Voici comment les collectivités déracinées luttent pour survivre

ré:INSTALLATION: Voici comment les collectivités déracinées...

Sound Venture SVPF70

La série documentaire ré:INSTALLATION relate des histoires fascinantes sur le plan social, des...

re:LOCATION: How Uprooted Communities Fight to Survive Series

re:LOCATION: How Uprooted Communities Fight to Survive Series

Sound Venture SVP500

The re:LOCATION documentary series is a collection of compelling, socially relevant stories that...

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

PBS Video 041492

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle details the events that lead up to what South Africans have...

Remember Africville

Remember Africville

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523631

Africville, a small black settlement, lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the...

Ride for Promise

Ride for Promise

Taza Media Inc. TAZ001

Former CFL prospect Curtis Carmichael embarks on a nation-wide adventure - cycling from Vancouver...

Rosa

Rosa

Weston Woods WW829

by Nikki Giovanni, ill. by Bryan Collier (Henry Holt) On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a...

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

PBS Video 040552

In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a shocking...

Searching for Hawa's Secret

Searching for Hawa's Secret

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522309

Frank Plummer is a Canadian scientist studying AIDS, and since 1983 the centre of his work has been...

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa

Weston Woods WW371

by Andrea Davis Pinkney This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of...

Seven Shades of Pale

Seven Shades of Pale

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523633

From a quiet, neglected corner of Nova Scotia, a meeting with the Black community that shows both...

Shake Hands with the Devil

Shake Hands with the Devil

National Film Board Of Canada NFB530768

Follow the searing, emotional journey of Canadian Lt-General Roméo Dallaire, who commanded the UN...

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