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Danny Glover Attends Opening of 3rd Annual Luxor African Film Festival

  • By Sayed Fouad
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  • March 24, 2014 4:56 PM
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In its 3rd edition (18-24 March), the Luxor African Film Festival organized a press conference for the American star Danny Glover and the Bissau-Guinean director Flora Gomes as part of their tributes. The conference was moderated by film critic Sherif Awad.

LA Rebellion ATL Tour Review: Haile Gerima's 'Child of Resistance'

  • By ATLFF Film Programming Associate Alex James
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  • December 5, 2013 1:12 PM
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LA Rebellion ATL Tour Review: Haile Gerima's 'Child of Resistance'

Chicago Screening of Haile Gerima’s ‘Sankofa’ 11/8

  • By Sergio
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  • October 16, 2013 9:38 PM
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If I had to make a list of the seminal black films ever made, films that anyone who claims to be even remotely interested in black films must see, Halie Gerima’s 1993 film Sankofa would have to be, without question, on the top of the list.

Interview: Haile Gerima On 'Teza,' 'Sankofa' & His Concern for the Future of Black Indie Cinema

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 17, 2013 4:44 PM
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Editor's note: This interview was originally done a year ago, and in reading it again today, I thought it was worthy of a revisit, full of nuggets of wisdom, especially given that the site has grown even more since last summer, meaning many of you haven't read it.

L.A. Rebellion 2013 Retrospective Review: Haile Gerima’s 'Ashes & Embers'

  • By Brandon Wilson
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  • January 17, 2013 3:38 PM
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Haile Gerima’s 'Sankofa' Revisited (L.A. Rebellion Film Series)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • January 14, 2013 5:40 PM
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The retro is being rebooted for runs in Philly, Toronto and New York through February. Over the next few weeks, we'll be revisiting our reviews/write-ups/interviews on the series (from Brandon Wilson and Nijla Mumin) when it begun in Los Angeles over a year ago... here's another. The overview and complete lineup speak for themselves, so click HERE to head over to the home site for the series.

Haile Gerima Talks 'Teza,' 'Sankofa,' and His Concern for the Future of Black Indie Cinema (Part 2)

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 21, 2012 10:47 AM
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"What is needed now is to be inclusive, to go and enter into a relationship with anybody nationally or internationally, but as a business with self-preservation, and not to go dissolve and die working for somebody else."

Exclusive: Haile Gerima Talks 'Teza,' 'Sankofa,' and His Concern for the Future of Black Indie Cinema

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 17, 2012 11:08 AM
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"And for me it is not only wanting to tell your story, but to also tell it your way that’s part of the struggle. I am not interested only in telling a story, but I want to tell it my way."