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Documentary. A community of ethnic Afro-Cubans descended from survivors of the slave trade are reunited with the village in Sierra Leone that speaks their same Banta language and shares the same traditional songs and dances.

Content elements

  • Infrequent references to the transatlantic slave trade in a documentary context

Thematic elements

  • Traditional music of Africa
  • The impact of the transatlantic slave trade
  • The power of film

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

January 24, 2020