Africa's Many Film Roles

The Paradigm
Hotel Rwanda (2004)

The 1994 genocide serves as a wake-up call to the West, with Rwanda as a bleak symbol of ignored injustices everywhere.

The Redeemer
Cry Freedom (1987)

A white newspaper editor in South Africa denounces antiapartheid activist Stephen Biko. He then turns hero, deciding that Biko has the right idea after all — and risks his life to get the word out.

The Paradise
Out of Africa (1985)

You're in a loveless marriage, you're broke and you have syphilis. But, as...

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