Divine Horsemen-The Living Gods of Haiti
A film by Maya Deren, 1977, 52 min., BW
A journey into the fascinating world of the Voudoun religion edited from footage shot by Deren in Haiti....
Home Away from Home
A Sankofa film directed by Maureen Blackwood, 1994, 11 min., Color
A bittersweet drama that unfolds almost without dialogue, this prizewinning short film from Sankofa Film and Video conveys the isolation of immigrant ...
I Is a Long-Memoried Woman
Produced by Ingrid Lewis, A film by Frances-Anne Solomon, 1990, 50 min., Color
This extraordinary video chronicles the history of slavery through the eyes of Caribbean women. A striking combination of monologue, dance, and song—g...
Miss Amy and Miss May
A film by Sistren Research
Directed by Cynthia Wilmot, 1990, 40 min., Color
Amy Bailey, daughter of an eminent Black family, was a leader of the Jamaican women’s movement in the 1930s. May Farquharson, daughter of a wealthy wh...
A film by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, 2006, 41 min., Color
How do we decide where is home? Feeling increasingly isolated in her adopted homeland, accomplished documentarian Dai Sil Kim-Gibson (SILENCE BROKEN: ...
What My Mother Told Me
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A film by Frances-Anne Solomon, 1995, 57 min., Color/BW
Exquisitely beautiful and profoundly moving, WHAT MY MOTHER TOLD ME is a dramatic journey towards self discovery. The story focuses on Jesse, a young...