Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1999)

TV Mini-Series  -  Documentary
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 27 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 300 titles
created 03 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1207 titles
created 14 Apr 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1999– )

Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1999– ) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr..

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1999  
1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Henry Louis Gates ...
 Himself - Host (6 episodes, 1999)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tv mini series | africa

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 October 1999 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hidden Gem
7 September 2011 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Yes, this is a wonderful series, great for history students, but more so for anyone who wants to know and understand more about our world and its cultures. And, if you're interested in U.S. history, how Africa played a role here. H.L. Gates is not only very knowledgeable but as mentioned he makes his subject in no way dry or boring. It's a shame that so few people have seen this series - it was a real eye-opener for me and for others in our (mostly white!)African studies class. Our prof also mentioned difficulty acquiring these films. One student after another, all adults, asked why we had never heard about these amazing cultures when we were in school. We'd been taught about the Greeks, Romans and Europeans, but all we knew of Africa and it's incredible variety of countries and people were Egypt, and African Americans re: the Civil War and Civil Rights. I think Africa remains the "dark continent" for many Americans, unfortunately. If you ever have the opportunity to see even a part of this series, do so.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page