A Lot Like You – Trailer
Premieres January 22nd on the WORLD Channel. In this award-winning and very personal documentary a young woman probes her interracial roots to find some difficult truths about her own past and her father’s male-dominated East African culture. Directed by Eliaichi Kimaro.
Stolen – Trailer
Premieres February 26th on WORLD Channel. In this family reunion documentary turned international political thriller a pair of journalists discover the existence of slavery in a refugee camp. In their journey to tell a story of modern day slavery they themselves become the story. Directed by Violeta Ayala and Dan Fallshaw.
Dear Mandela – Trailer
Premieres January 29th on WORLD Channel. Almost two decades after the end of apartheid three young activists living in a shanty town take the South African government to court for forced evictions in their township, fighting political odds that put even their lives at risk. Directed by Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza.
TV BROADCAST – “Your Vote 2012: An African Election”
WORLD Channel and AfroPoP team up to bring you a conversation about voter participation in Ghana versus the US. Featuring “An African Election” director Jarreth Merz.
Producer Chat ~ “Calypso Rose: Lioness of the Jungle”
Filmmaker Pascale Obolo takes some time to talk about her new film “Calypso Rose: Lioness of the Jungle.” A wonderful and epic travel documentary about the life of the queen of Calypso music, Calypso Rose part of season 4.0 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. To learn more about Calypso Rose and her music, visit her website.
Producer Chat ~ “E Minha Cara (That’s My Face)”
Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris takes some time to talk about his motivations for making his classic 8mm documentary that spans the African Diaspora from Brazil to the Bronx, Tanzania, and beyond. Part of season 4.0 of “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.” For more on Thomas Allen Harris’ works visit http://DDFR.tv.
Producer Chat ~ “Burning in the Sun”
Co-director Morgan Robinson takes some time to talk with AfroPoP about his upcoming film “Burning in the Sun” featured in season 4.0 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.
Producer Chat ~ “Everyday Sunshine”
Co-directors of “Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone take some time to chat about the film, their reason for making it, the challenges they experienced and their love of Fishbone. Check it out, and for more on the film visit http://fishbonedocumentary.com
Everyday Sunshine Promo
From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan’s America, Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years.
With a blistering combination of punk and funk they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation. Telling it like it is, the iconic Laurence Fishburne narrates EVERYDAY SUNSHINE, a story about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one.