Shot in Mexico
Armed with a camera, a young American journalist chases a revolution in Mexico. But his journey ends tragically when he is caught in a gun battle, films his own murder, and sets two families – one American, one Mexican – on a cross-border quest for justice.
Stories from the Stage: Stand Up
There are those moments when you have to stand up and speak out, changing everything. Andy takes his political activism door-to-door; Katie discovers how compassion can cross the language barrier; and Yvette battles exclusion by redefining her Blackness. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Stand Up, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Stories from the Stage: Take a Stand
Sometimes, you have to stick up for yourself, or somebody else...even when that little voice tells you it’s safer to keep quiet. Rev. Mariama gets down and dirty for a cause; Myles stops ignoring his stutter; and Tereza speaks up about her undocumented status. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Take a Stand, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
AfroPoP: 10 Days in Africa: A Home Movie
An insightful and humorous look at Regi Allen's journey to West Africa. The filmmaker travels to Ghana, Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire with a group of other African Americans seeking to learn more about Africa and go beyond the stereotypes about the continent, exploring the differences and similarities between Africans and African Americans.
Stories from the Stage: Deadly Sins
Most often, we do the right thing. But sometimes, our switch gets flipped and we lose control. Kevin goes postal in the post office; Ashley's patience is tested by FEMA after a flood in her community; and Khuyen has his life stolen by a life-tracking app. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Deadly Sins, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
America ReFramed: Gentlemen of Vision
Follow a year in the life of coach, counselor and founder Marlon Wharton, and his class of young Black males as he strives to rewrite future prospects for his students. Witness a brotherhood of young men as they support each other and chase their ultimate dreams: to maintain their position as national step champions and to be accepted into college.
AfroPoP: Between 2 Shores
Johanna and Cristina, natives of the Dominican Republic, left their homeland in search of better lives in Guadeloupe. Although both found greater opportunities, they were forced to leave their children behind. Between 2 Shores offers a poignant look at the lengths families will go to stay together and the daily battles faced by many immigrants.
AfroPoP: Shorts Program: Lonnie Holley, Kojo and He Who Dances on Wood
An AfroPoP shorts program featuring an intimate portrait of a self-taught African-American visual artist and musical performer of Lonnie Holley from Birmingham, Alabama; the incredible story of Kojo, a twelve-year-old drumming prodigy; and follow the daily journey of Fred Nelson to find the secret joy and beauty of life in an old piece of wood.