Africa - Blu-ray Movie Genres

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The Battle of Algiers (1966)

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The Battle of Algiers 2012-02-28 2004-10-12 -

Shot in the streets of Algiers in documentary style, this film vividly re-creates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in 1957. The violence soon escalates on both sides in this war drama that remains relevant.

a.k.a. La battaglia di Algeri
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District 9 (2009)

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District 9 2009-12-22 2009-12-22 -

When aliens land on Earth, a global conglomerate forces them into rigid containment zones where they are compelled to labor, even as their otherworldly technology is exploited for profit. As tensions build, a rogue agent leads a resistance movement.

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Life, Above All (2010)

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Life, Above All 2011-12-06 2011-12-06 -

In a tiny village near Johannesburg, 12-year-old Chanda is left to care for two younger siblings when her infant sister dies and her mother becomes gravely ill. But this isn't the only challenge she faces; the town has turned against her.

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Touki Bouki (1973)

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Alienated from their society in Senegal, young lovers Mory and Anta fantasize about freedom far from the dusty streets of their hometown of Dakar. They long to escape, and, in their fevered imaginations, their dream city -- Paris -- doesn't seem that far away. So, the couple embarks on an exhilarating adventure as they try to hustle money for their passage to a new life. Aminata Fall and Christoph Colomb star. Djibril Diop Mambety directs.

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Kinshasa Symphony (2009)

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In the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, a group of mostly self-taught musicians assembles in the capital city of Kinshasa to play in Central Africa's only orchestra, founded and conducted by pilot Armand Diangienda. Filmmakers Martin Baer and Claus Wischmann follow the Kinshasa Symphony as it rehearses for an Independence Day celebration the musicians hope will inspire their countrymen to share in their creative and collaborative spirit.

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Gangsters Paradise: Jerusalema (2008)

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Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema - 2010-09-28 -

With dreams of making enough to buy his seaside dream house, young Lucky Kunene (Rapulana Seiphemo) adopts a small-time criminal lifestyle that balloons into big-time crime, attracting the attention of local law enforcement and stoking the ire of a powerful drug lord. Writer Ralph Ziman also directs this gritty tale of desperation and blind ambition set in the shadow of apartheid-era South Africa and inspired by a true story.

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Master Harold... and the Boys (2010)

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Master Harold...and the Boys - 2011-11-15 2012-03-31

Young white South African Hally finds himself trapped between the views of his bigoted father and of the black man who takes care of him, Sam, in this film adaptation of the critically acclaimed play by Athol Fugard set in the apartheid era.

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Khumba (2013)

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Khumba 2014-03-11 2014-03-11 2014-04-14
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Missing half his stripes, young zebra Khumba is not only rejected by his herd but blamed for a severe drought threatening their existence. Determined to find the rest of his stripes, Khumba begins a perilous journey across the Karoo desert.

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White Wedding (2009)

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White Wedding 2011-01-25 2011-01-25 2012-03-22

Groom-to-be Elvis confronts a tide of obstacles when he tries to cover the 1,000 miles to Cape Town, South Africa, in time for his wedding. At the same time, his fiancée Ayanda faces different challenges in the run-up to their wedding.

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Winnie Mandela (2011)

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Adventures in Zambezia (2012)

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Adventures in Zambezia 2013-08-06 2013-08-06 2014-03-01

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Sniper: Reloaded (2011)

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Sniper: Reloaded 2011-04-26 2011-04-26 2013-01-01

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Benda Bilili! (2011)

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Benda Bilili! - 2012-04-03 -

Benda Bilili is an African street band, with a mix of paraplegics and able-bodied artists, determined to create a sound that would take Congo Kinshasa by storm. This doc captures their formation to their thrilling first performances, over five years.

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Equator: Challenge of Change (2009)

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Equator: Challenge of Change 2009-11-17 2009-11-17 -

More than 30 million years ago, volcanic activity began to transform the rainforests of East Africa into what would become the savannah, where herbivore species now feed off its plentiful grasslands -- and attract plenty of predators in the process. This installment of "Equator" chronicles the lives of the savannah's diverse mix of species, and how they adapt to the unpredictable and ever-evolving conditions presented in Equatorial Africa.

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Viva Riva! (2010)

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Viva Riva! - 2011-09-27 2011-11-26
2013-05-26

Hustler Riva hopes to make a fortune by smuggling large quantities of gasoline and selling it for high prices in fuel-starved Kinshasa, but his plan gets complicated when he falls for the girlfriend of a local crime kingpin.

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White Lion (2010)

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White Lion - 2011-03-29 2011-04-01
2013-04-01

When a rare white lion is born to a pride in an African valley, a Shangaan boy named Gisani (Thabo Malema) believes it his is responsibility to protect the cub, which he names Letsatsi. Tribal beliefs dictate that the lion is a messenger of the gods. But Letsatsi breaks free of his pride and must learn to survive on his own. Meanwhile, Gisani learns that a trophy hunter wishes to track Letsatsi down and kill him.

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