Directed by Owen Alik Shahadah
Crime, poor education, self-hatred, the prison system, and broken homes plague people of African descent globally - why? 500 Years Later after the onset of the African Holocaust of enslavement and colonisation, Africans are still struggling for their basic freedom - why?
Filmed in five continents, 500 Years Later is a critically acclaimed, multi award-winning, compelling and timeless journey infused with the spirit and music of liberation, 500 Years Later chronicles the struggle of a people who have fought and continue to fight for the most essential human right – Self-Determination!
‘Magnificent in its depth, and brilliant in execution.’ – Journal of Black Studies
‘Largest screening history.’ – Philadelphia Weekly
‘History from an African point of view.’ – Guardian UK
Dr. Maulana Karenga, DR. Frances Cress Welsing, Paul Robeson, Jr. Isaac Osei, Dr. Kimani Nehusi, Amiri Baraka, Dr. Hakim Adi, Dr. Tufuku Zuberi, Dr. Molefi K Asante, Shaykh Muhammad Shareef, Nelson George, David COmmissiong, Trevor Marshall, Billy Cosby (voice) and many more.