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Maki John Williams
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Mitopa John Williams
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Mannenberg Abdullah Ibrahim
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Mannenberg-Is Where It's Happening
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A police officer stands guard at the scene of a Metro-North passenger train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on Dec. 1. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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N.Y. Train Crash Spotlights Push For Automatic Safety System

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Sleepers Sum Patrick Ellis
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To test a theory that the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer used lenses, mirrors and other tools to create his masterpieces, inventor Tim Jenison sets out to re-create the method — and the paintings — in the dazzling documentary Tim's Vermeer. Shane F. Kelly/High Delft Pictures/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Behind Great Art, The Artist's Painstaking Process

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My Heart, My Life Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook
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To Better Remember Nelson Mandela, Get To Know This 'Country'

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Liberation Dance Dollar Brand
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Anthem for the New Nations [Denon]
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When the Going is Smooth & Good William Onyeabor
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Heaven and Hell William Onyeabor
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