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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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Monday, Feb 24, 2014 - 5:00 PM    "Dear Mandela" Destroyed homes, threats at gunpoint and high-court action, this battle by three young people to stand up for their rights is a testimony to people power. When the South African government promises to "eradicate the slums" and begins to evict shack dwellers far outside the city, three friends who live in Durban's vast shantytowns refuse to be moved. Dear Mandela follows their journey from their shacks to the highest court in the land as they invoke Nelson Mandela's example and become leaders in a growing social movement. D
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More AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange on WORLD (PT)
Monday, Feb 24, 2014 - 1:00 AM "A Lot Like You" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 24, 2014 - 5:00 PM "Dear Mandela" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 24, 2014 - 10:00 PM "Dear Mandela" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 - 6:00 AM "Dear Mandela" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 - 9:00 AM "Dear Mandela" (WORLD)
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Monday, Mar 3, 2014 - 1:00 AM "Dear Mandela" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 - 11:00 PM "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle" (WORLD)
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