Montenegro joins NATO, a new exhibit sheds light on the Afro-Colombian experience, and we learn about the first heart transplant. Also, we learn about the efforts of two men from starkly different backgrounds, aiming to change lives through circus arts.
WBEZ's film contributor Milos Stehlik fills in for Jerome McDonnell as we discuss the role of film in French multiculturalism, and the state of documentary film. Also, on this week's Weekend Passport, we feature a kid's orchestra from Paraguay whose instruments are made of recycled materials.
A new documentary about the Black Panther Party includes archival footage of the times and interviews with former party members to show the national support and law enforcement efforts to destroy the movement.