AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange
War Don Don (#603)
The 90-minute film puts international justice in the spotlight. In the aftermath of the Sierra Leone civil war and massacre, Issa Sesay awaits his trial in the UN International Special Court, located in the heart of Freetown. Prosecutors call Sesay a war criminal, while his defenders brand him a reluctant fighter. [86 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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These episodes of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.