Africa

Running the Sahara

This inspirational film chronicles three ultra marathoners’ attempt to run the entire length of Africa's Sahara Desert.

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I'll Sing for You

In the sixties, the people of Mali awoke each morning to the sound of Boubacar "KarKar" Traoré's voice on the radio. Now he has returned to Mali and tells his story in song.

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Mzungu: White Wanderer

Mzungu follows the journey of four average American college kids who set out for Africa with no real idea of what they might find, but with dreams of saving the world.

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Mazungu: Canoeing the Congo

An epic story of inspiring adventure and experience, Mazungu chronicles the journey of solo canoeist Phil Harwood on what he believes to be the first-ever descent of the mighty Congo River in Central Africa, from source to sea.

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Ochre and Water

The Himba’s ancestral homeland is threatened by a dam project. What happens when technology threatens tradition? When the greater good brings with it destruction and loss?

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Awa O Gbe

René Dupéré, musical creator for Cirque du Soleil, and his partner Élise Velle, solo singer and interpreter of Cirque du Soleil's music, have been involved with a humanitarian aid project in Benin for the past 7 years.

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Tunisia, the Climatic Revolution

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A rising sea and an encroaching desert threaten Tunisia.

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Morocco, Marching Against the Desert

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As much as 93% of Morocco’s surface is arid or semiarid. The natural resources are dying; desertification and erosion are increasing every day.

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Senegal, State of Emergency

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In Senegal, the coast recedes, on average, 1.5 meters per year, industrial waste flows into the sea and heat scorches the land.

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Kenya, Going Through Changes

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In 2009, Kenya was confronted with the worst dry spell in its history. Livestock died by the hundreds of thousands, and many others died when the rainy season finally came. According to the UN, 10% of the population depends on the World Food Program.

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