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Na Cidade Vazia: Hollow City

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N'dala is an orphan from the Angolan province of Bie, a flashpoint in the rebellion that incited Angola's brutal civil war. In 1991 N'dala is airlifted by missionaries to the port city of Luanda, Angola's capital. He slips away from the nuns at the airport, choosing the solitude of the streets of the old city, but he is not prepared for living by his wits. His wandering leads N'dala to the beach where he takes shelter in an old fisherman's shack, but he is haunted by nightmares of the assault that left his family dead, and he soon disappears into the shanty-town neighborhoods of the city. Each step N'dala takes into the dark streets of the city leads him farther from his home.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fidel: The Untold Story

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A documentary produced in Cuba celebrating the life and political career of Fidel Castro through archival footage, interviews with Castro and commentary by family, associates, former guerrilla fighters, politicians and historians. Castro is seen swimming with bodyguards in the ocean, visiting his childhood home and school, joking with his friend Nelson Mandela, meeting with Elian Gonzalez, and celebrating his birthday with the Buena Vista Social Club.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fidel

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A documentary produced in Cuba celebrating the life and political career of Fidel Castro through archival footage, interviews with Castro and commentary by family, associates, former guerrilla fighters, politicians and historians. Castro is seen swimming with bodyguards in the ocean, visiting his childhood home and school, joking with his friend Nelson Mandela, meeting with Elian Gonzalez, and celebrating his birthday with the Buena Vista Social Club.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rostov-Luanda

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Sissako spent a year in Rostov on the Don and there became friends with a young man from Angola. This film chronicles the director' s search for a friend of the past. In this personal retrospective, Sissako encounters present-day Angola and traces the great lines of Africa's recent history.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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Escape From Angola

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Two animal trainers must find their way through the African jungle after their landrover breaks down. They encounter not only the natural dangers of the jungle, but a convoy of heavily armed terrorists out for blood.
Online
1976
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Angola's Landmines [electronic resource]: The Seeds of the Devil

Landmines are disabling approximately 200 people a week in Angola, with children being more vulnerable and less likely to survive an explosion. This film reveals the daily struggle against being killed or maimed in Angola's deadly minefields. Twelve-year-old Daniel lost his legs when his friend mistook a mine for a toy. Antonia cannot bear to use her cumbersome prosthesis, and so lives her life between the yard and her bedroom, swinging on her arms to get around. A peacetime army of mine clearers tries to clean the fields so people can get on with planting crops, but it's slow work - and for every bit of land that's cleared, somebody somewhere is laying another deadly mine.
Online
1998
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Angola [electronic resource]: TV in Africa

This documentary studies the cultural landscape of Angola through the lens of that country's television programming. TV shows include: Ponto de Reencontro (Meeting Point); Reconstrução (Reconstruction); Ecos e Factos (Echoes and Facts); Angola em Movimento (Angola on the Move); Conversations Between Neighbors; Gala à Sexta-Feira and Janela Aberta (Open Window); Jovemania (Youthmania); Sed de Viver (Thirst for Life); Comba (Funeral); 113.
Online
2009
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Njinga, the Queen King [electronic resource]: The Return of a Warrior

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Musical theater work juxtaposing the life of Njinga, a seventeenth-century female ruler of Ndongo (present-day Angola), with twentieth-century characters and political events.
Online
2010
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Cuba/South Africa: After the Battle

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Discusses the Angolan war following the invasion of Angola by the South African Defense Force and the Cuban military response. Includes both Cuban and South African perspectives on the war and the respective losses of life.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Kangamba

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Africa, Popular Republic of Angola. August 1983. Thousands of UNITA troops - trained and armed by the racist South African army - launched a violent offensive against forces of FAPLA - loyal to the Angolan government - and a group of Cuban advisers, FAR combatants, stationed in Kangamba , a small town located south of the country. During more than a week, an unequal battle takes place, which also hit the innocent civilian population . FAPLA and FAR troops try to resist and prevail, but paying a high price, as victory, sometimes, can have a bitter taste. --
Online
2008