AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE, the innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. Four films introduce powerful stories: African boxers journey across the Atlantic to match their skills against the best in the world; a teenage girl travels to Ghana and an expatriate from Sierra Leone returns to his homeland, each hoping to dispel prevailing myths about the two countries; and, Hurricane Katrina victims find themselves refugees in their own country.

Wed, Sep 27 2:00 P.M. Downstream to Kinshasa     NH World (11.3)

DOWNSTREAM TO KINSHASA is a harrowing documentary about the victims of the Six-Day War in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Wed, Sep 27 3:00 P.M. Restitution? Africa's Fight for It Art     NH World (11.3)

A unique art-history saga, this film recounts the troubling story of the African artwork that fills European museums, and whose return is now being demanded by their countries of origin.

Wed, Sep 27 4:00 P.M. Revolution from Afar     NH World (11.3)

Chronicles Sudanese-American poets, rappers and musicians who engage in performances and conversation around their third culture identity - born in the USA and connected to their Sudanese roots- and the revolution in Sudan from which they have been physically cut off.

Thu, Sep 28 2:00 P.M. Queen Kidjo     NH World (11.3)

Experience a guided tour of the life and indomitable spirit of international music icon and activist Angelique Kidjo.

Thu, Sep 28 3:00 P.M. Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts     NH World (11.3)

Born into slavery in 1853, Bill Traylor spent most of his life working the land in rural Alabama.

Thu, Sep 28 4:00 P.M. The Sound of Masks     NH World (11.3)

Mapiko is a traditional masked dance performed by the Makonde men of Northern Mozambique.

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