ujamaa!


HIGHLIGHTING HIS THESIS RESEARCH IN INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE, MOJA TAPS INTO HIS BANTU LINEAGE WITH “UJAMAA”, THE SWAHILI WORD FOR EXTENDED FAMILY, WHICH WAS POPULARIZED IN THE 1970S BY TANZANIAN PRESIDENT, JULIUS KAMBARAGE NYERERE, TO PROMOTE THE RE-VILLAGIZATION OF POST-COLONIAL AFRICA. IN THE SHORT FILM, MOJA HIGHLIGHTS COOPERATIVE BUILDING AMONG BLACK MEN TO REMOVE THE CRABS-IN-A-BARREL THINKING THAT IS FED TO OUR COMMUNITY.

Direction: Moja Robinson
Cinematography: Wayn Ohara Reid
Poetry / Narration: Brandon Jackson
Editor Of Cinematography: Garcia Quintero / Moja Robinson
Lighting: Ahad Subzwari
Coloring: Tamarcus “duke” Brown
VFX: Moja Robinson
Animation: Moja Robinson
Location Scouting: Javed James
Production: Moja Robinson

Cast: Anthony Orince / Delwin Bazilme / Harvey Leon / Jared Royal / Jean Dawson / Michael Rotimi / Moja Robinson / Morian Thomas / Nana B Cool / Titi Sunmola / Walter Victor / Wayn Ohara Reid

Soundtrack: Please, Wake Up By Carlos Niño & Friends
 

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