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1. Friday, February 7th, 2014: 
   1:00-4:00pm

     Have You Heard From Johannesburg: 


Have You Heard From Johannesburg?
presents seven documentary stories chronicling the history of the global anti-apartheid movement that took on South Africa’s entrenched apartheid regime and its international supporters.

 Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian / Producer

Ex-officio Moderator:  Dr. Howard Dodson, Director

Moderators:   Dr. Greg Carr
                        Dr. Mbye Cham
                        Phiwokuhle Mnyandu Ph.D Candidate African Studies Dept.

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2. Friday, February 14th, 2014:
    1:00-4:00pm

 
Dr. Haile Gerima: Produce

Sankofa                                                                                         

A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and psychic horrors of chattel slavery, and eventually the redemptive power of community and rebellion as she becomes a member of a freedom-seeking Maroon colony.

Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian / Producer
Ex-officio Moderator:  Dr. Howard Dodson, Director


Moderators:   Dr. Greg Carr            
                        
Dr. Mbye Cham
                        Dr. Haile Gerima   

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3. Friday, February 21st, 2014:
   1:00-4:00pm   

 A. Philip Randolph

Chronicles labor organizer A. Philip Randolph's legendary efforts to build a more equitable society.

Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian / Producer
Ex-officio Moderator:  Dr. Howard Dodson, Director

Moderators:   Dr. Greg Carr, Head, Africana Studies Department            
                        Dr. Andreas Woods, Phd
                        Dr. Ida Jones
                        Magaret Wilson, Head of Union, University Libraries

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4. Friday, February 28th, 2014:
    1:00-4:00pm

Stephanie Black: Producer

H-2 Worker

Expose on the exploitation of workers in the Florida sugar cane industry.

Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian / Producer
Ex-officio Moderator:  Dr. Howard Dodson, Director

Moderators:   Dr. Greg Carr, Head, Africana Studies Department           
                        Dr. Kito Swan, History Dept.

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 March

5. Friday, March 7th, 2014:
   1:00-4:00pm
 

Ntozake Shange: Producer


For Colored Girls Only Who Have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf

Shange's poetry expresses many struggles and obstacles that African-American women may face throughout their lives.


Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian / Producer
Ex-officio Moderator: Dr. Howard Dodson, Director 

Moderators: Dr. Lila Ammons 
 
                      Dr. Ida Jones    
  

 

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 6. Friday, March 21st, 2014:
    1:00-4:00pm 

Catherine Murphy: Producer

Maestra

A film depicting the role of  women in the highly successful literacy revolution in Cuba.

Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian / Producer
Ex-officio Moderator: Dr. Howard Dodson, Director 

Moderators:   Dr. Dana Williams

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7. Friday, March 28th, 2014:
    1:00-4:00pm


 
Ingrid Sinclair, Produced by Joel Phiri and Simon Bright

Flame

Flame is undoubtedly a revelation for African film, the continent’s women film-makers, and the task of retelling history with passion rather than plaintiveness that is so often the case with South African film and television.


Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian
Ex-officio Moderator: Dr. Howard Dodson, Director    

Moderators: Dr.Mbye Cham, Head, African Studies Department
        
                      
Dr. Greg Carr, Head, Africana Studies Department

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8. Friday, April 4th, 2014:
    1:00-4:00pm


 

Owen 'Alik Shahadah: Producer

500 Year Later

500 years later from the onset of Slavery and subsequent Colonialism, Africans are still struggling for basic freedom-Why? Filmed in five continents, and over twenty countries, 500 Years Later engages the authentic retrospective voice, told from the African vantage-point of those whom history has sought to silence by examining the collective atrocities that uprooted Africans from their culture and homeland.

Facilitator: Ms. Celia Daniel, Librarian 
Ex-officio Moderator: Dr. Howard Dodson, Director  

Moderators:   Dr. Greg Carr, Head of Africana Studies Department
                        Dr. Lumumba Shabaka, Phd, History Department
                        Phiwokuhle Mnyandu Ph.D Candidate African Studies Dept.    
  
                     

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