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Filmography - African Feature Films

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of June 2018

African Feature Films - Zimbabwe

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of June 2018. 

Most streaming videos listed are available exclusively to AU students, staff and faculty after an online authentications by AUID#.

This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library. Filmographies are created by doing multiple keyword searches in the catalog to capture as many titles on a topic as possible. For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library catalog (



Africa is a woman's name. 2009, 1 videodisc (52 min.).  Follows three very different African women working to create change at all levels of society. SOUTH AFRICA. KENYA. ZIMBABWE. DVD 9240.

Everyone's Child. 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr. 22 min. 50 sec.)).  The story of the 10,000,000 children orphaned by AIDS told through the lives of a Zimbabwean brother and sister. ZIMBABWE. Streaming video.

Flame. 1996, 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr. 27 min. 15 sec.)).  The story of woman fighters in the Zimbabwean War for Independence (Chimurenga) and their resistance to the white supremacist regime as well as to sexism among their own comrades. ZIMBABWE. Streaming video. 

Neria. 1993 1 videodisc (100 min.). Patrick and Neria, through shared hard work and resourcefulness, built a comfortable home, a good life and family in the city.  But when their loving and equal partnership suddenly ends with the tragic death of Patrick, Neria's nightmare begins. ZIMBABWE.  DVD 6979.