The Black Candle

The Black Candle (2009)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2009-01-04
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 2 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 11min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Asante Filmworx
  • Production Country: United States of America
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The origins of Kwanzaa and the seven principles upon which the pan-African holiday derives its meaning are explored in this fascinating documentary. Narrated by Maya Angelou.

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  • Crew Maya Angelou Poem
    Sound Derrick Hodge Music
    Editing Ted Griffis Editor
    Sound Nnenna Freelon Music
    Directing M.K. Asante Director
    Writing M.K. Asante Writer