AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange
This series celebrates Africa's cultural and historical growth through six insightful films. These films, each introduced by acclaimed actor Idris Elba (The Wire, American Gangster), explore the complex lives of contemporary Africans, both on the continent and abroad. The productions include an examination of the efforts of African AIDS activists, a profile of two young South African hip-hop disc jockeys, the touching story of one Cape Town boy's love for opera music and a look inside the blossoming Nigerian film industry.
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Previous Broadcasts
Riseup (Episode #303)
KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
Reggae Underground is a journey into the heart of Jamaica - the island that gave birth to the worldwide cultural phenomenon of Reggae. In a society where talent abounds and opportunity is scarce, three distinct and courageous artists fight to rise up from obscurity and write themselves into the pages of history. With music and appearances by legends Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare.
- KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
- KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
- KQED World: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 1:00 PM