AfroPoP

AfroBeatPromo

The Birth of AfroBeat Filmmaker Opiyo Okeyo’s hybrid live-action/animated short, The Birth of AfroBeat, about legendary Nigerian percussionist Tony Oladipo Allen, combines the best of documentary storytelling with the enchantment of animation. The film is animated by Mel Roach. Allen, who died in May 2020, was a longtime collaborator and friend of renowned musician and

AfroPop

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange AfroPop’s stories are beautifully and poignantly told, and remind us that not enough has changed for people of African descent globally. Black Public Media is committed to continuing to bring to the American public these stories and others that celebrate the art, culture and creativity people of African descent for

Discussion Guide: 10 Days in Africa

After watching 10 Days in Africa by Regi Allen on February 5, 2018 (8pm EST), as part of season 10 of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, you may have a lot of questions and thoughts about the film’s key issues. Here is the background on the film and some discussion prompts for engaging audience members. For more prompts,

Discussion Guide: Fatal Assistance

After watching Fatal Assistance by Raoul Peck on February 12, 2018 (8pm EST), as part of season 10 of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, you may have a lot of questions and thoughts about the film’s key issues. Here is the background on the film and some discussion prompts for engaging audience members. For more prompts, historical context,

Discussion Guide: AfroPop Season 10 Shorts Program

After watching Lonnie Holley: The Truth of The Dirt by Marco Williams, Kojo by Michael Fequiere, and He Who Dances on Wood by Jessica Beshir on January 22, 2018 (8pm EST), as part of season 10 of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, you may have a lot of questions and thoughts about the film’s key issues. Here is the background on the

Discussion Guide: Black Panther Woman

After watching Black Panther Woman by Rachel Perkins on January 15, 2018 (8pm EST), as part of season 10 of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, you may have a lot of questions and thoughts about the film’s key issues. Here is the background on the film and some discussion prompts for engaging audience members. For more prompts, historical

Discussion Guide: Between Two Shores

After watching Between 2 Shores by Mariette Monpierre on January 29, 2018 (8pm EST), as part of season 10 of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, you may have a lot of questions and thoughts about the film’s key issues. Here is the background on the film and some discussion prompts for engaging audience members. For more prompts