AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange
"Rise Up: Reggae Underground" follows some up and coming musical voices in Jamaica's music scene. Some will make it, but various reasons that reveal much about the economic struggles and class distinctions in Jamaica, others will not. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: 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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The Abominable Crime (#705)
Born into a homophobic society, what are you willing to sacrifice to survive? The Abominable Crime, at heart, is a story about a mother's love for her child and an activist's troubled love for his... [57 minutes]
These episodes of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- The Abominable Crime (#705)
- AFROPUNK Presents The Triptych (#704)
- Sound of Torture (#703)
- Ladies' Turn (#702)
- The Carrier (#701)
- Doin' It in the Park: Pick Up Basketball-Nyc (#601)