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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.

The Faces We Lost

56m 46s

THE FACES WE LOST is a moving documentary about the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda and the efforts of those who remain to remember the loved ones they lost. The film follows nine Rwandans, who guide viewers through their experiences and remembrances of loved ones using photographic images, or in some cases, lamenting the absence of any evidence to help them keep their loved ones’ memories alive.

Episodes

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    The Faces We Lost

    S11 E3 - 56m 46s

    THE FACES WE LOST is a moving documentary about the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda and the efforts of those who remain to remember the loved ones they lost. The film follows nine Rwandans, who guide viewers through their experiences and remembrances of loved ones using photographic images, or in some cases, lamenting the absence of any evidence to help them keep their loved ones’ memories alive.

  • Mama Colonel: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mama Colonel

    S11 E2 - 56m 46s

    Colonel Honorie Munyole, more commonly known as “Mama Colonel,” works for the Congolese police force and heads the unit for the protection of minors and the fight against sexual violence. Having worked for 15 years in Bukavu, she is transferred to Kisangani, where she finds herself faced with new challenges. Mama Colonel addresses the issue of violence towards women and children in the DRC.

Extras + Features

Schedule

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    The Faces We Lost

    Saturday
    Apr 17

    1 Hour

    Nine Rwandans use photographs to keep the memories of their loved ones alive during the 1994 genocide.
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    Finding Sally

    Sunday
    Apr 18

    1 Hour

    Tamara Dawit pieces together the mysterious life of her aunt, a 23-year-old from an upper-class family who disappears after becoming a communist rebel with the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party.
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    Professional Black Girl

    Monday
    Apr 19

    1 Hour

    A curated selection of episodes from "Professional Black Girl," a web series covering everyday topics from hairstyles to personal fashion.
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    Professional Black Girl

    Tuesday
    Apr 20

    1 Hour

    A curated selection of episodes from "Professional Black Girl," a web series covering everyday topics from hairstyles to personal fashion.
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    Professional Black Girl

    Tuesday
    Apr 20

    1 Hour

    A curated selection of episodes from "Professional Black Girl," a web series covering everyday topics from hairstyles to personal fashion.
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    While I Breathe, I Hope

    Friday
    Apr 23

    1 Hour

    The 2014 campaign of Bakari Sellers, a young black Democrat running for lieutenant governor of South Carolina.
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    While I Breathe, I Hope

    Saturday
    Apr 24

    1 Hour

    The 2014 campaign of Bakari Sellers, a young black Democrat running for lieutenant governor of South Carolina.
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    Professional Black Girl

    Sunday
    Apr 25

    1 Hour

    A curated selection of episodes from "Professional Black Girl," a web series covering everyday topics from hairstyles to personal fashion.
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    Film Shorts

    Monday
    Apr 26

    1 Hour

    Films include "Betye Saar: Taking Care of Business," "Man of the People" and "Elena."
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    Film Shorts

    Tuesday
    Apr 27

    1 Hour

    Films include "Betye Saar: Taking Care of Business," "Man of the People" and "Elena."
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    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    Film Shorts

    Tuesday
    Apr 27

    1 Hour

    Films include "Betye Saar: Taking Care of Business," "Man of the People" and "Elena."
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    Short Films

    Friday
    Apr 30

    1 Hour

    Three short programs include the animated documentary "black enuf," "Swimmin' Lesson" and "Dressed Like Kings."
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    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    Saturday
    May 1

    1 Hour

    "Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange" is a series of short films that celebrates the cultural and historical growth that has occurred in Africa over the past generation. The films' purpose is to fuel a global conversation on the present-day realities and contemporary lifestyles of Africans, both living on the continent and those living elsewhere. The films cover the subjects of life, art and culture in areas with large African populations, including the Caribbean, Canada, South America and the United States.
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    Film Shorts

    Sunday
    May 2

    1 Hour

    Films include "Betye Saar: Taking Care of Business," "Man of the People" and "Elena."

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