Join Uppity Edutainment and Bay Area Black Films at 5pm on Saturday, December 17th at Laney College theater for the screening of Out of Darkness with Q&A with Amadeuz Christ, the filmmaker, an Oakland native. Sabir Bey, of The Sabir Bey Show, also featured in the film will be present for the dialogue after the film.
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Out of Darkness is a full length,about 3 hours, three-part documentary by director Amadeuz Christ (Δ+), examining the untold history of African people, the African cultural contribution to the nations of the world, and the events that have contributed to the condition of African people today. Out of Darkness explores the Nubian/Kushitic origins of Nile Valley Civilization, contact between Africa and the Americas since the times of antiquity, as well as the influence of the Moors in Europe leading to Europe’s intellectual Renaissance. In addition, the film will analyze the history of modern day racism, the concept of “white supremacy,” the impact of Hip Hop as a social movement, and the idea of nationhood.
Out of Darkness is narrated by Prof. Kaba Kamene and co-stars Dr. Umar Johnson, Dr. Claud Anderson, Tim Wise, Prof. James Small, Dr. Joy DeGruy, Anthony Browder, Sabir Bey, Atlantis Browder, and Taj Tarik Bey.
Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.