Out of Darkness is a full length three-part documentary by director Amadeuz Christ (+), examining the untold history of African people, the African cultural contribution to the nations of the world, and the events that have contributed to the condition of African people today. Out of Darkness will explore the Nubian/Kushitic origins of Nile Valley Civilization, contact between Africa and the Americas since the times of antiquity, as well as the influence of the Moors in Europe leading to Europe's intellectual Renaissance. In addition, the film will analyze the history of modern day racism, the concept of white supremacy, the impact of Hip Hop as a social movement, and the idea of nationhood. The film will be broken into 3 parts (Acts 1, II, & III): Act 1 - African Civilization (History) Act II - European Colonization (Psychology/Post-Trauma) Act III - African World Revolution (Hip Hop & Nationhood) Out of Darkness is narrated by Prof. Kaba Kamene and co-stars Dr. Umar Johnson, Dr. Claud Anderson, Tim Wise, Prof. James Small, Dr. Joy DeGruy, Anthony Browder, Sabir Bey, Atlantis Browder, and Taj Tarik Bey.
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Product DescriptionDirected by Academy AwardÂ®-winning filmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade (Murder on a Sunday Morning), THE STAIRCASE is like the most suspenseful of page-turners, adding layers of complexity until one is entirely hooked by its ambiguities and twists and turns (Chicago Tribune). One of the most highly acclaimed documentaries in recent years, this shocking, real-life thriller follows the high-profile murder trial of North Carolina author Michael Peterson, who was arraigned in 2001 for the murder of his wife after her body is discovered lying in a pool of blood on the stairway of the couple's upscale Durham home. Did Kathleen Peterson fall down the stairs, or was it cold-blooded murder? As the mystery unravels, de Lestrade's cameras are granted unusual access to Peterson's lawyers, home, and immediate family, resulting in a gripping, inside look at a case so shocking, it is sure to leave you gasping for breath.This DVD set includes eight episodes on two discs.Special FeaturesStep by Step: The Making of The StaircaseFilmmaker insightsFilmmaker biographiesLimited edition illustrated bookletMichael Peterson follow-up interviewNever-before-seen family interviews
Manufacturer: BBC Home Entertainment
Brand: Warner Manufacturing
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