In Search of My Identity, is a 85-minute documentary feature. This film is Director Pires’ own personal journey of discovery into the history and relationship between the West Coast of Africa and the East Coast of the Americas particularly Brazil, Aruba, Cuba, Saint Vincent, Jamaica and the United States. Cape Verde, and its diverse multi-cultural peoples were situated within the context of a slave society and the slave trade.In Search of My Identity
Explores questions related to the Cape Verdean identity, race, religion, ethnicity, art, music, language and contemporaneous social issues.
‘THE HEART OF AMILCAR CABRAL’ (THOAC)is a 58-minute feature film documenting one of the greatest of modern theoreticians of the African Revolution and founder of the Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde, Amilcar Cabral. Also known by his nom de guerre, Abel Djassi. He is an agronomist, a writer, a poet and one of Africa’s foremost anti-colonial leaders. His mission was to eradicate Portuguese colonial rule in the exploitation, moral and physical propensity for repressive practices based on their absolute refusal to regard the African as a human being.
Road of the Sea, is a feature documentary film from Txan Film Productions & Visual Arts, Inc. Created, Produced, and Directed by Guenny K. Pires.Being Cape Verdean, our identity is constantly challenged. This film connects you to the history of the Cape Verde Islands – where Africa ends and the New World begins.Also includes discussion of Cape Verdean captains and their transatlantic voyages.
Connects with both African American and Hispanic history.Why exist a large Jewish community?
Zózimo Bulbul, ‘The Black Filmmaker’ is a 56-min. biopic tracing the Filmmaker’s turbulent life including his academic and audiovisual career while faced with racial prejudice through the decades in Brazil. Forced into exile from his beloved Brazil, he chose other stops as a way to cultivate and establish himself in the film world. A beautiful and touching story, fantastically narrated by famous stage Actor, Michael Lange. It provides a rich filmography of Bulbul’s 30 plus films from around the world.
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