No Fear, No Die (1990)

CLAIRE DENIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  S’en Fout La Mort France/West Germany, 1990.  Cinéa, NEF Diffusion.  Screenplay by Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau.  Cinematography by Pascal Marti.  Produced by Francis Boespflug, Philippe Carcassonne.  Music by Abdullah Ibrahim.  Production Design by Jean-Jacques Caziot.  Costume Design by Elisabeth Tavernier.  Film Editing by Dominique Auvray. Claire Denis turns to the world of illegal…

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Amandla! A Revolution In Four Part Harmony

BBBB (out of 5) Inspiring documentary charts the revolution in South Africa when white supremacy was overthrown by a solidarity movement set to music. Revolutionaries as well as police officers from the years of apartheid are interviewed about the years when activists took to the streets and sang their way to freedom, fighting decades-long oppression and winning their…

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Chocolat (1988)

CLAIRE DENIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/West Germany/Cameroon, 1988.  Caroline Productions, Cerito Films, Cinémanuel, La Sept Cinéma, Le F.O.D.I.C. Cameroun, MK2 Productions, TF1 Films Production, Wim Wenders Productions.  Screenplay by Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau.  Cinematography by Robert Alazraki.  Produced by Alain Belmondo, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gerard Crosnier.  Music by Abdullah Ibrahim.  Production Design by Thierry Flamand.  Costume Design by Christian Gasc.  Film Editing…

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The Cry Of Reason: Beyers Naude – An Afrikaner Speaks Out

BBBB (out of 5) Born in 1915 into relative privilege in a white-supremacist South Africa, Beyers Naudé was the son of an Afrikaner cleric who went on to become a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church. He was also a member of the Broederbund, the male secret society that was a key force behind the…

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