Culture & Society

Native Sun- A short film by Blitz the Ambassador & Terence Nance

Native Sun- A short film by Blitz the Ambassador & Terence Nance

Native Sun • A short film by Blitz the Ambassador & Terence Nance from MVMT on Vimeo. A short film by Blitz the Ambassador & Terence Nance with Music from Blitz the Ambassador’s second studio…

Cedar, Michigan Brings Multi-Ethnic Bonds

Cedar, Michigan Brings Multi-Ethnic Bonds

Written by Ogonna Ononye Growing up as the daughter of Nigerian immigrants has exposed me to more multi-ethnic experiences, negative and positive, than I could’ve ever imagined. All my life, I have dealt with trying…

Chris Abani muses on Humanity

Chris Abani tells stories of people: People standing up to soldiers. People being compassionate. People being human and reclaiming their humanity. It’s “ubuntu,” he says: the only way for me to be human is for…

Hello Africa – Mobile Phone Culture in Africa

Hello Africa – Mobile Phone Culture in Africa

Info. Courtesy of The Documentary Network Hello Africa is the title of a documentary that illustrates cellphone culture in Africa. It shows images of contemporary Africa with focus on people’s lifestyles, popular culture, habits, activities…

West African Truckers (Documentary)

West African Truckers (Documentary)

Synopsis (Info courtesy of Vice.com) West African truck drivers spend days, weeks, and sometimes months dealing with corrupt border officials and illegal checkpoints on harrowing delivery trips that should take just a few hours. The…

Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school

Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school

Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high school. Ntaiya tells the fearless story of…

Reflections and the Journey

Reflections and the Journey

Written by Dammy Lola Alade Passage Watch. In. Silence. The line Leader- She, tells the story best! Voyage, a longing for home. Deep into the seas of her eyes, Star Sparkles… The itch for the…

Taking Root – The Vision of Wangari Maathai (Documentary)

Taking Root – The Vision of Wangari Maathai (Documentary)

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Wangari Muta Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica and the University of Pittsburgh,…

Africa’s Daughters (Documentary)

Africa’s Daughters (Documentary)

Synopsis: In a country where a high school education is generally reserved for boys, Hoctavia is one of 31 children, most of whom dropped out of school. Ruth lives in a tiny apartment in one…

Another Man’s Garden (Film)

Another Man’s Garden (Film)

Another Man’s Garden is part of The Global Lens Collection     Sofia, a young girl in Mozambique who is studying to be a doctor, finds that her professor wants more from her than hard…

Never Again (Morocco): Women on the Frontline

Never Again (Morocco): Women on the Frontline

Women on the Frontline is a video documentary series, presented by Annie Lennox, that shines a light on violence against women and girls. The series takes the front to homes, villages and cities around the…

Patrick Awuah on Educating Leaders

Patrick Awuah on Educating Leaders

Synopsis: Patrick Awuah left Ghana as a teenager to attend Swarthmore College in the United States, then stayed on to build a career at Microsoft in Seattle. After working at Microsoft for almost a decade,…

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