Dear Mandela

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.

A Lot Like You

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

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.

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Stolen Story

This highly contested film documents two filmmakers and their accidental discovery of people who claim they claim are enslaved in Polisario-run refugee camps in the Western Sahara.

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AfroPoP: Behind the Scenes

Join the crew of the only documentary series on public television dedicated to stories from the African Diaspora as they prepare yet another season of thrilling stories that will take you around the world. This season Academy Award Nominee Gabourey Sidibe joins the team to give you that extra AfroPoP!

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AfroPoP: Behind the Scenes (A Lot Like You)

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 Eliachi Kimaro, who discusses here her inspirations and takeaways from producing such an intimate film.

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AfroPoP: Behind the Scenes (Gabby)

Gabourey Sidibe steps into a new role this winter as host of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, an innovative documentary series highlighting contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. Best known for her Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated depiction of “Precious” in the Lee Daniels film Precious: Based on the Novel Push by […]