kweliTV | Out of Darkness


Out of Darkness is a full length three-part documentary by director Amadeuz Christ (Δ+), examining the untold history of African people, the African cultural contribution to the nations of the world, and the events that have contributed to the condition of African people today. Out of Darkness will explore the Nubian/Kushitic origins of Nile Valley Civilization, contact between Africa and the Americas since the times of antiquity, as well as the influence of the Moors in Europe leading to Europe’s intellectual Renaissance. In addition, the film will analyze the history of modern day racism, the concept of “white supremacy,” the impact of Hip Hop as a social movement, and the idea of nationhood.

Out of Darkness is narrated by Prof. Kaba Kamene and co-stars Dr. Umar Johnson, Dr. Claud Anderson, Tim Wise, Prof. James Small, Dr. Joy DeGruy, Anthony Browder, Sabir Bey, Atlantis Browder, Runoko Rashidi, and Taj Tarik Bey.


Official Selection - Pan African Film Festival 2015

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Amadeuz Christ

Amadeuz Christ is the CEO of Vigilance Records LLC. He is a talented recording artist, producer and engineer who offers professional and high-quality mixing, editing and consulting services. He has produced and directed several music videos, such as Luzion’s “Doin Me Again”, Sahtyre’s “Suicide”, C Plus’s “25” and The Gatlin’s “What They Used To Be”. He has also come with a few catchy songs of his own including “Luxury Life”,  “The Happening”, K.M.E.L (Kontrolling the Minds of Everyone Listening), Don’t Stop (Till I Say So) and I’m Sorry (Ode to Hip Hop).

Amadeuz Christ is also a brilliant film director who has worked on several interesting and thought-provoking movies over the years. One of his best works is “Malcolm X: 50 Years Later”, in which he worked with Prof. Kaba Kamene to examine the life of Malcolm X and see how he transformed from being an ordinary citizen into one of the world’s most influential leaders. He has also worked with popular barber Angel the Barber Queen to produce a three-part motivational video series.

Christ has also filmed Dr. Umar Johnson making a presentation entitled “The Psycho-Academic War on Black Boys” in Reno, Nevada. During his speech, Dr. Johnson talks about how the U.S. public education system discriminates against children of African ancestry and how many of these young people are misdiagnosed with learning disorders.

All from this director.