19 August: Zanzibar Musical Club

Zanzibar Musical Club is a 2009 documentary film directed by Patrice Nezan and Phillipe Gasnier that chronicles the musical clubs of Zanzibar. At sunset, in the streets of the ancient old town, the musical clubs of Zanzibar buzz with the joyful sounds of taarab, the music of Zanzibar, whose style reflects two millenniums...
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12 August: Open Heart

Open Heart is the story of eight Rwandan children who leave their families behind and embark on a life-or-death journey to receive high-risk open-heart surgery in Africa’s only free-of-charge, state-of-the-art cardiac hospital, the Salam Centre run by Emergency, an Italian NGO. Their heart valves, damaged and weakened by rheumatic heart disease, which develops from untreated childhood...
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29 July: War Child

War Child, an award-winning documentary, chronicles the tumultuous, shocking, inspiring, and ultimately hopeful odyssey of Emmanuel Jal. A former child soldier of Sudan’s brutal civil war, he is now an emerging international hip hop star sharing a message of peace for his war-torn land and beloved Africa.

In the early 1980's at...

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