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AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Many complicated, opposing and controversial viewpoints are often presented about Africans, African Americans and people of the African diaspora. AfroPoP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE is at the forefront in bringing informative and entertaining films about modern life in the African Diaspora to television audiences in the U.S.

Supa Modo

1h 17m

Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, is taken back to her rural village of Maweni to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and entire community believe they can fulfill.

Episodes

  • Supa Modo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supa Modo

    S16 E2 - 1h 17m

    Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, is taken back to her rural village of Maweni to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and entire community believe they can fulfill.

  • Kati Kati: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kati Kati

    S16 E3 - 1h 18m

    When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, she has no idea why or how she got there. She makes her way to Kati Kati where she meets a motley crew living under the leadership of Thoma. As Kaleche strikes up a quick friendship with him, she discovers that Thoma is a very special person at this mysterious place: Kati Kati is inhabited by the souls of dead people waiting for redemption.

  • Commuted: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Commuted

    S16 E1 - 1h 25m

    In 1993, Danielle Metz was labeled a drug kingpin and sentenced to triple life in California, many miles away from New Orleans and her two children. Metz's sentence was commuted 23 years later. Now back home, she is stepping into a different reality. The film traces Metz's journey in confronting the wounds of incarceration, and to finding purpose, love and unification with her two grown children.

Extras + Features

  • Freedom Hill | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Freedom Hill | Preview

    S16 E4 - 30s

    Princeville, NC sits atop wet, swampy land along the river. In the 1800s, the land was deemed uninhabitable by white people. After the Civil War, this indifference left it available for freed enslaved Africans. Once called ‘Freedom Hill,’ it was gradually established as an all Black town. But the town has been inundated with flooding...and with each flood, a little more of the small town erodes.

  • Freedom Hill | Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Freedom Hill | Trailer

    S16 E4 - 1m

    Princeville, NC sits atop wet, swampy land along the river. In the 1800s, the land was deemed uninhabitable by white people. After the Civil War, this indifference left it available for freed enslaved Africans. Once called ‘Freedom Hill,’ it was gradually established as an all Black town. But the town has been inundated with flooding...and with each flood, a little more of the small town erodes.

  • Freedom Hill | Environmental Racism: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Freedom Hill | Environmental Racism

    S16 E4 - 53s

    In cities and town across America, communities of color and people living in poorer neighborhoods have been the target of environmental racism. The unfair decisions and practices by local, state and federal governments, companies and organizations undermine the health and well-being of people as in the case of the historic Black town of Princeville, North Carolina.

  • Supa Modo | Sisters: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supa Modo | Sisters

    S16 E2 - 59s

    When Mwix's younger sister, Jo, returns home from the local hospital to live out her last days, she puts a plan together involving the community. Unbeknownst to Jo, who believes in superheroes, she joins in a game of football using her superpowers while her loving older sister looks on.

  • Kati Kati | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kati Kati | Preview

    S16 E3 - 30s

    When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, she has no idea why or how she got there. She makes her way to Kati Kati where she meets a motley crew living under the leadership of Thoma. As Kaleche strikes up a quick friendship with him, she discovers that Thoma is a very special person at this mysterious place: Kati Kati is inhabited by the souls of dead people waiting for redemption.

  • Beyond the Lens: Kati Kati | Mbithi Masya: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beyond the Lens: Kati Kati | Mbithi Masya

    S16 E3 - 2m 39s

    Filmmaker Mbithi Masya talks about KATI KATI, the inspiration behind his narrative film and global cinema. The director and writer, who lost someone dear to him, opens up about grief and shares how he turned deep thoughts about Kenyan society into themes within the story.

  • Kati Kati | In The Afterlife: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kati Kati | In The Afterlife

    S16 E3 - 56s

    Kaleche attempts to run from the truth when she discovers that Kati Kati is not paradise but the afterlife as Thoma explains.

  • Kati Kati | Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kati Kati | Trailer

    S16 E3 - 1m

    When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, she has no idea why or how she got there. She makes her way to Kati Kati where she meets a motley crew living under the leadership of Thoma. As Kaleche strikes up a quick friendship with him, she discovers that Thoma is a very special person at this mysterious place: Kati Kati is inhabited by the souls of dead people waiting for redemption.

  • Kati Kati | Where Am I? In Kati Kati.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kati Kati | Where Am I? In Kati Kati.

    S16 E3 - 59s

    Where am I? Kaleche finds herself in unfamiliar territory after waking up in the wild. And she isn't the only person out there as she meets a group living together in Kati Kati.

  • Supa Modo | Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supa Modo | Trailer

    S16 E2 - 59s

    Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, is taken back to her rural village of Maweni to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and entire community believe they can fulfill.

  • Supa Modo | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supa Modo | Preview

    S16 E2 - 30s

    Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, is taken back to her rural village of Maweni to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and entire community believe they can fulfill.

  • Supa Modo | Superpowers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supa Modo | Superpowers

    S16 E2 - 47s

    After watching a movie in the hospital, Jo and her friend discuss superpowers and which one she would want. Jo is packing up, leaving her friends - other pediatric patients - to return home with her mom and sister.

Schedule

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    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    Freedom Hill

    Monday
    Apr 22

    1 Hour

    The historical significance of Princeville, N.C., the first town incorporated by freed enslaved Africans in America.
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    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    Freedom Hill

    Tuesday
    Apr 23

    1 Hour

    The historical significance of Princeville, N.C., the first town incorporated by freed enslaved Africans in America.
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    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    Freedom Hill

    Tuesday
    Apr 23

    1 Hour

    The historical significance of Princeville, N.C., the first town incorporated by freed enslaved Africans in America.
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    Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange: TVSS: Banner-L1

    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    Freedom Hill

    Saturday
    Apr 27

    1 Hour

    The historical significance of Princeville, N.C., the first town incorporated by freed enslaved Africans in America.

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