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The Good Road

An innovative, inspiring documentary series about two best friends who travel the world meeting philanthropists and change-makers, who have dedicated their lives to addressing global humanitarian issues.

Northern Iraq

26m 46s

From a Yazidi temple to the “court of churches” in Mosul’s old city, Craig and Earl explore Northern Iraq’s pluralistic past. Finally, a diverse group of Iraqis come together to perform ancient eastern songs.

Episodes

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    Northern Iraq

    S4 E408 - 26m 46s

    From a Yazidi temple to the “court of churches” in Mosul’s old city, Craig and Earl explore Northern Iraq’s pluralistic past. Finally, a diverse group of Iraqis come together to perform ancient eastern songs.

  • NYC - Food Securities: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    NYC - Food Securities

    S4 E407 - 26m 46s

    Money is the root of all evil...but what is the role of money in doing good? Earl and Craig ask Wall Street. They also follow a Food Bank meal from its origin as a donation to its destination with someone in need.

  • Charleston, SC - Hidden Histories: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Charleston, SC - Hidden Histories

    S4 E406 - 26m 46s

    Many of the communities that have made the city of Charleston, SC what it is today are overlooked.Through writer and historian Harlan Greene, the team is introduced to some of these histories. From the role of the LGBTQ+ community in arts and culture to the history of the Jewish reformation. Earl and Craig also learn about the history of resistance and activism by the African American community.

  • St. Croix, USVI - Farm Tech City: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    St. Croix, USVI - Farm Tech City

    S4 E405 - 26m 46s

    There are “islands” among the islands of the USVI. From food education and food independence to a center for technology, Earl and Craig meet the people who are turning vulnerabilities into strengths.

  • Asheville, NC - The French Broad: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Asheville, NC - The French Broad

    S4 E404 - 26m 46s

    The French Broad River is at the heart of Asheville, NC. The team meets the people and organizations trying to balance nature and development. Walking in the River Arts District reveals the critical role the river plays in the city’s identity. Next, Craig and Earl visit an urban “peace garden” to learn how Hood Huggers International is transforming a disenfranchised community in W. Asheville.

  • Nashville, TN - Making Space: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Nashville, TN - Making Space

    S4 E403 - 26m 46s

    The Good Road team takes a tour of some of the alternative venues in the Music City. A visit to the National Museum of African American Music on the Broadway strip proves to be enlightening. Just miles from there, heading away from downtown on Broadway, stands a perfect scale replica of the Parthenon. Craig and Earl talk to changemakers and musicians who see another future for Nashville.

  • St. Thomas, USVI - Not Just a Rock: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    St. Thomas, USVI - Not Just a Rock

    S4 E402 - 26m 46s

    The U.S. Virgin Islands - St. John, St. Thomas, and St. Croix - were formerly a colony of Denmark and were sold to the U.S. in 1917 for military reasons. Tourism on all three is under threat from coral disease. Earl and Craig follow Dr. Marilyn Brandt and her team of scuba diving scientists who study and combat this threat to coral – known to be the “lungs of the planet.”

  • Mosul, Iraq - Hardwired: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mosul, Iraq - Hardwired

    S4 E401 - 26m 46s

    Craig and Earl travel to history-rich Mosul and the Nineveh plains with non-profit Hardwired Global. We discover what it's like to bring unity to this country through the many schools Hardwired works in. The children of Kurdish Christians and those of extremist Islamic groups learn to understand each other by participating in school plays about the conflict between what else – apples and bananas.

Schedule

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    The Good Road

    NYC -- Food Securities

    Saturday
    Jun 15

    30 Minutes

    The role of capital in doing good; following a New York Food Bank meal from its origins as a donation drop at a food distribution site to its final destination to someone in need.
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    The Good Road

    NYC -- Food Securities

    Wednesday
    Jun 19

    30 Minutes

    The role of capital in doing good; following a New York Food Bank meal from its origins as a donation drop at a food distribution site to its final destination to someone in need.
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    The Good Road

    Northern Iraq

    Saturday
    Jun 22

    30 Minutes

    A holy Yazidi temple in Kurdistan and the "court of churches" in Mosul's old city show Northern Iraq's cultural and religiously pluralistic past; a diverse group of Iraqis unite to form an eastern orchestra that performs ancient Assyrian songs.
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    The Good Road

    Northern Iraq

    Wednesday
    Jun 26

    30 Minutes

    A holy Yazidi temple in Kurdistan and the "court of churches" in Mosul's old city show Northern Iraq's cultural and religiously pluralistic past; a diverse group of Iraqis unite to form an eastern orchestra that performs ancient Assyrian songs.

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