About This Season
Hosted by The Daily Show’s Wyatt Cenac this season gives the comedian a chance to play it straight, at least in front of the camera – not so much behind the scenes.
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
From the shifting fault lines 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. Narrated by Laurence Fishburne, this is a story about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one.
Burning in the Sun
At a crossroad in life, Daniel Dembélé returns to his homeland of Mali and starts a local business building solar panels. His unprecedented goal: to electrify rural communities, 99% of which live without power. The story of growing a budding idea into a viable company and of Daniel’s impact on his first customers in the village of Banko.
That's My Face (E Minha Cara)
A mythopoetic feast of self-discovery that crosses three continents and three generations, E Minha Cara (That’s My Face) traces the filmmaker’s journey to Salvador Da Bahia, the African heart and soul of Brazil, as he seeks the identity of the spirits who haunt his dreams.
Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle
Calypso Rose is the ambassador of Caribbean music; a living legend, a charismatic artist, the lioness of the jungle. Moving along the thread that links her universe with the world, Calypso Rose: Lioness of the Jungle helps us to experience the dreams and disappointments of this amazing and prolific female artist.
An eight month endeavor by filmmaker Temitope Olutunmbi to document and explore his relationship with religious faith and family. The piece is a cerebral and poetic take on the journey to come of age. Through a blend of observational, verite and conventional documentary techniques, the film unfolds in a series of overlapping sequences.