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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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Episode Description
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 - 2:00 AM
"Black Out and Pangaea"
BLACK OUT follows the nightly pilgrimage during exam season of hundreds of school children in Conakry, Guinea who walk to the airport, petrol stations and wealthy parts of the city, searching for light to study. The documentary tells the story of these children's inspiring struggle for education in the face of the country's own fight for change. PANGAEA is a short dramatic film that tells the story of a young girl, trapped on the roof of her house during the days following the landfall of Hurricane Katrina. D
Show is TVG DVS Enabled

More AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange on PLUS (MT)
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 - 2:00 AM "Black Out and Pangaea" (PLUS)
Show is TVG DVS Enabled
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 - 2:00 AM "Omo Child: The River and the Bush" (PLUS)
Show is for Ages 14 and over DVS Enabled
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 - 2:00 AM "Black Panther Woman" (PLUS)
Show is TVPG
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 - 2:00 AM "He Who Dances On Wood, Kojo and Lonnie Holley: The Truth of the Dirt" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
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