Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona.

Upcoming Airdates

American Ascent

AN AMERICAN ASCENT documents the first African-American expedition to tackle Denali (aka Mt. McKinley, North America's highest peak), while shedding light on the complex relationship many African-Americans have with the outdoors.

  • 2017-05-24T14:00:00-07:00
  • 2017-05-27T20:00:00-07:00

Omo Child: The River and the Bush

Filmed over a five year period, OMO CHILD: THE RIVER AND THE BUSH tells the amazing true story of one man's journey to a remote Ethiopian tribe and his quest to end an ancient tradition and taboo that will save children's lives.

  • 2017-05-31T13:00:00-07:00


INTORE offers a powerful and rare look at how Rwanda survived its tragic past by regaining its identity through music, dance, and the resilience of a new generation.

  • 2017-06-03T20:00:00-07:00

My Father's Land

MY FATHER'S LAND tells the story of Papa Jah, a Haitian gardener and bush medicine man living in the Bahamas and his journey back home to reunite with his 103-year-old father before he passes, and the larger story of Haitian immigrants who are living precarious lives in both the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic.

  • 2017-06-10T20:00:00-07:00

Black Out and Pangaea

BLACK OUT follows the nightly pilgrimage during exam season of hundreds of school children in Conakry, Guinea who walk to the airport, petrol stations and wealthy parts of the city, searching for light to study. The documentary tells the story of these children's inspiring struggle for education in the face of the country's own fight for change. PANGAEA is a short dramatic film that tells the story of a young girl, trapped on the roof of her house during the days following the landfall of Hurricane Katrina.

  • 2017-06-17T20:00:00-07:00