This documentary, a co-production with the Egyptian government, acquaints the viewer with an overview of Egypt's five-millenia-long history.
This documentary, whose title is an adaption of the first line of the French national anthem, presents the Algerian war for independance from France in three stylistically distinct chapters.
A cinema-verité documentary of Ghana’s five years of independence under President Kwame Nkruma. Striking color images of Africans in modern-day jobs, such as airline pilot and construction worker, predominate, with little voice-over.
In 1974 the Solomonic dynasty led by emperor Haile Selassie was overthrown by a Soviet-backed military junta, which established the communist People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
In the name of friendship between nations, the film team travelled through Tunesia to visit a refugee camp on the Algerian border. The film emphasizes the fate of the children in the camp and calls for solidarity with the Algerian people who are caught in a war for independence from France.
A portrait of the eponymous German-French mercenary squad—led by ex-Wehrmacht soldier Siegfried Müller (aka Kongo-Müller)—that was responsible for some of the worst massacres of the 1964 Congo Crisis.
This short documentary reports on the West African country of Guinea, which had gained independence from France a decade earlier and become a socialist state.
A portrait of the West African country of Guinea shortly after its independence from France.
The documentary depicts aspects of daily life in the city and the country as well as the ongoing transition to new forms of education, industry and goverment.
This short documentary profiles the famous Egyptian harbor city. Oriental bazaars represent the city's long history, while busy shopping streets and young couples on the beach serve as symbols of its modern face.
A documentary about daily life for an East German “Friendship Brigade” in Zimbabwe. Between their imported smugness and best intentions, East German youth teach young Africans construction trades.