AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Shorts Program

One man's search for joy has culminated in a constant experience of rhythm in the world around him in HE WHO DANCES ON WOOD. KOJO is a short documentary on gifted 12-year-old jazz drummer Kojo Odu Roney. In this candid interview, Kojo reflects on his tireless work ethic, the current state of jazz music, learning from his mentor and father, jazz saxophonist Antoine Roney, and much more. Kojo's charisma, sensibility and passion are as mesmerizing as his drum skills. LONNIE HOLLEY: THE TRUTH OF THE...
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Tuesday, May 14 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

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  • Saturday, May 18 at 6:00 pm on 12.1

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AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE is an innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. Four films introduce powerful stories: African boxers journey across the Atlantic to match their skills against the best in the world; a teenage girl travels to Ghana and an expatriate from Sierra Leone returns to his homeland, each hoping to dispel prevailing myths about the two countries; and, Hurricane Katrina victims find themselves refugees in their own country.