|The Black Candle|
|Directed by||M.K. Asante, Jr.|
|Produced by||M.K. Asante,
|Written by||M.K. Asante,
Maya Angelou (poetry)
|Narrated by||Maya Angelou|
Molefi Kete Asante
|Music by||Nnenna Freelon, Derrick Hodge|
|Release date(s)||November, 2008|
The Black Candle uses Kwanzaa as a vehicle to explore and celebrate the African-American experience.
The documentary traces the holiday’s growth out of the Black Power Movement in the 1960s to its present-day reality.