Mirai Scott, a Chicago civil rights attorney, is contacted by her estranged father, Rolly Spencer, a former Black Panther who went underground 30 years earlier to escape an attempted murder charge. Mirai refuses to take Rollyâs case, but her curiosity about her parentsâ relationship is aroused when her otherwise frank-speaking mother, Fredi Scott, refuses to talk about what happened between her and Miraiâs father during their days in the Party. Miraiâs efforts to win Rollyâs freedom uncovers painful and dangerous secrets from her parentsâ past through which she learns the true meaning of family and love.Directed by Katherine Nero, 2013, 85min, United States, drama, English.
Professor in the Department of African American Studies
at Temple University, founder of the PhD program in
African-American Studies, and President of
the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies.
After 7 years, college friends reunite at an up-market game lodge in South Africa. Long buried secrets shared by old friends are eventually exposed, causing tensions to arise in current relationships. A stylish, funny tale of the new South Africa. Stars Thapelo Mokoena, Lihle Dhlomo, Mandisa Nduna, Dunisani Mbebe, Amanda Du Pont, Siyabonga Twala and Morne Du toit. Directed by Zuko Nodada, 2014, 93 min, South Africa, Romantic comedy, English, Zulu with English subt. Q&A after the screening.
Joe Anderson (Across the Universe) and Danny Glover star in Supremacy, a racially charged psychological thriller.
Supremacyfollows a high-ranking white supremacist (Anderson) who murders a cop and hides out with his accomplice by taking a black family hostage. Glover plays the patriarch of the house, an ex-con who must rely on his wits and understanding of the supremacistâs racist mind to keep his family safe.
Supremacy, which made its world premiere in June 2014 at the LA Film Festival, also stars Dawn Olivieri, Derek Luke, Evan Ross, Lela Rochon, Robin Bobeau, and Anson Mount.
Based on real events, Supremacy is a shocking, complex, real-life horror story. (Deadline.com) (USA, 2014, 97 min, Deon Taylor, dir., Drama)
LA Film Festival (2014) - Supremacy Trailer - Anson Mount, Danny Glover HD
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