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A high school teacher travels abroad to track the African Diaspora. Join Mike Williams as he dives into the identity, history, and heritage of an African-American educator on his quest to bring knowledge back home to his community. 10 days. 5 cities. 3 countries. A trip of a lifetime that connects rural North Carolina to the shores of Cape Coast, Ghana

  • Michael Markofski
  • Michael Markofski
  • Michael Williams
    Key Cast
  • Aaron Bell (Axnt)
    Featured Music Artist
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    52 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Ghana, United Kingdom, United States
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Director Biography - Michael Markofski

Michael Markofski was born January 8, 1991. He grew up in Mooresville, North Carolina. Michael pursued a career as a Digital Media high school teacher after graduating from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Media and Broadcasting.

His educational journey started in Warrenton, North Carolina but eventually led him overseas to work as an Assistant Language Teacher in Kumamoto, Japan. Currently, he resides in Durham North Carolina working as an Assessment Support Specialist for Certica Solutions, a company that specializes in creating benchmark assessments to help low-performing school districts better their scores on End-Of-Course testing.

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