Filmed in 14 countries, this project explores the many facets of America’s undeniable global impact on the social, political and economic landscape of the planet.



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We arrived in China on New Year’s Day 2006

In bustling Shanghai, we hung out with DJ V-Nutz, a general’s son turned hip hop pioneer who is widely regarded as Shanghai’s best hip hop and funk DJ. He told us about the influence of American pop culture in China and much more…


Music from the film


Afghanistan

Kabul to Istalif: on the ground Apr. 4th–13th, 2006

Brazil

In and around sunny Ribeirão Preto Feb. 3rd-11th, 2006

Canada

A too-quick visit to Vancouver November 3rd–9th, 2006

China

We explored Shanghai from January 1st–9th, 2006

France

In Paris and suburbs from January 10th–17th, 2006

India

Bustling Bangalore and outskirts March 12th–19th, 2006

Israel

Tel Aviv and Raanana from Feb. 28th–March 5th, 2006

Japan

From Tokyo to Hiroshima, Oct. 14th–22nd, 2006

Mexico

First stop: Ciudad Juarez, December 5th to 12th, 2005

Palestine

Jerusalem and Bethlehem, West Bank: March 6th–11th, 2006

Russia

Snowy Samara from January 26th to Feb. 2nd, 2006

South Africa

Capetown and Khayelitsha from March 26th to April 3rd, 2006

Tanzania

Dar es Salaam and Arusha March 20th to 25th, 2006

U.K.

London and Cambridge from January 18th–25th, 2006