Movies with a Mission! “500 Years Later”
Beautifully filmed with compelling discussions with the world’s leading scholars, 500 Years Later explores the collective atrocities that uprooted Africans from their culture and homeland, and scattered them into the vehement winds of the New World, 500 years ago. Infused with the spirit and music of liberation, this epic documentary span over 25 countries to explore the victories and struggles of a people who have fought and continue to fight for the most essential human fight – freedom.
The award-winning cast of 500 Years Later is comprised of internationally-recognized scholars, activist, and artist, which include; Civil Rights Activist Paul Robeson, Jr; Kwanzaa Founder Dr. Maulana Karenga; Professor Molefi Kete Asante; Poet Amiri Baraka; Author and Psychiatrist, Dr. Francis Cress Welsing; and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
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