Shoot the Messenger, February 1
A Guinean villager is stranded in Paris in this lighthearted yet politically sharp combination of fable and farce, winner of a U.N. Human Rights Award.
By Youssef Chahine, one of the Arab world's greatest directors, a steamy psychosexual thriller set in 1950s Cairo. With short Cairo As Seen by Chahine.
Mauritania's atmospheric red-walled city of Oualata is the setting of this eye-opening documentary on sexuality and empowerment among Saharan women. With short Coffee Colored Children.
A well-meaning black Briton strives to make sense of identity politics in this controversial take on race and class, part Swiftian satire, part Shakespearean tragedy.
A filmmaker travels across Lisbon, Paris, and the Congo to find a missing brother in this “engrossing study of the corrosive ramifications of the African diaspora.”-Variety
Physical and emotional journeys are at the heart of these shorts from Zaire, Ethiopia, and Sudan.