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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.

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Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 - 3:00 AM    "Burning in the Sun" Burning in the Sunfollows the journey of a young social entrepreneur on a quest to electrify the rural households in his native country of Mali. Looking to make his mark on the world, 26-year-old Daniel Dembele decides to return to his homeland in Mali and start a local business building solar panels, the first of its kind in the sun- drenched nation. The film traces Dembele's journey from growing the budding idea into a viable company to servicing his first customers in the tiny village of Banko. D
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Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Burning in the Sun" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Burning in the Sun" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 - 6:00 AM "That's My Face" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 - 12:00 PM "That's My Face" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 - 7:00 PM "That's My Face" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 - 10:00 PM "That's My Face" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012 - 3:00 AM "That's My Face" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012 - 4:00 AM "That's My Face" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle" (WORLD)
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