500 years Later a film about Afrika and slavery

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WHEN YOU PURCHASE LEGAL COPIES OF 500 YEARS LATER FROM US YOU ARE FUNDING: MOTHERLAND (Sequel to 500)

MOTHERLAND BY OWEN ALIK SHAHADAH

 

Synopsis
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Until Lions tells their tale, the story of the hunt will always glorify the hunter- African proverb

Crime, poor education, poverty, self-hatred, prison system, broken homes plague people of African descent globally Why?

Filmed in over twenty countries and on five continents, 500 Years Later is a compelling journey, infused with the spirit and music of liberation, that chronicles the struggle of a people from enslavement who continue to fight for the most essential human right - freedom.

500 Years Later , is an epic multi-award winning documentary directed by Owen 'Alik Shahadah.

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Selected Reviews
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Sweeping... Challenging... Blistering...

— ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

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500 Years Later retells history from an African point of view.

— GUARDIAN (UK
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500 Years Later is more than a film.

NOMMO NEWSMAGAZINE
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A benchmark in filmmaking history!

— CEN MAGAZINE

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OWEN 'ALIK SHAHADAH M.K. ASANTE, JR.
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Owen 'Alik Shahadah, and Mk Asante, Jr MK-Asante, Maulana Karenga,Owen 'Alik Shahadah
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Partial Cast
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(in alphabetical order)

Molefi Kete Asante .... Himself
Maulana Karenga .... Himself
Trevor Marshall .... Himself
Dr. Kimani Nehusi .... Himself
Paul Robeson Jr. .... Himself
Dr. Francis Cress Welsing .... Herself

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Partial Crew
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Directed by Owen 'Alik Shahadah

Written by M.K. Asante, Jr.

Produced by

M.K. Asante Jr. .... executive producer
Maya Freelon .... associate producer
Zanita Huq .... executive producer
Ako.O. Mitchell .... producer
Owen 'Alik Shahadah .... executive producer

Original Music by Tunde Jegede

Cinematography by Owen 'Alik Shahadah

Artwork by

Maya Freelon .... painting/digital
Theodore A. Harris .... collage
Alvin Kofi .... painting
Andrew Sinclair .... animation

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External Articles/Reviews/Resources
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"UEL Education lecturer star in Million More Film " Kimani Nehusi UEL of London 23
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"Slavery - 500 Years Later" CEN Magazine
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"500 Years Later and the legacy of enslavement" Socialist Worker
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"Deconstructing 500 Years: An interview" with Owen 'Alik Shahadah" BLINK
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"A Poetic Film: M.K. Asante, Jr merges poetry and filmmaking" Def Poetry Jam
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"More Than a Film" Nommo Newsmagazine (pdf)
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"A Reel Surprise" DB Magazine
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"Community Demands Films" Ligali Review
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"Cast and Crew Profile" IMDB
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Contact Information

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Screening instuctions

info@500yearslater.com

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