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Supa Modo | Trailer

Season 16 Episode 2 | 59s

Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, is taken back to her rural village of Maweni to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and entire community believe they can fulfill.

Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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What's the difference between high and low grounds in the South? Race, wealth and floods.
A conversation with FREEDOM HILL's Resita Cox.
A young woman makes plans to give her sister, who is dying, the best days of her life.
Who is Supa Modo? I am! The finished film, and community, pays tribute to Jo.
A conversation with COMMUTED's Nailah Jefferson, Darcy McKinnon and Danielle Metz.
Danielle Metz, a mother of two, tells her story of incarceration and separation.
A conversation with Black Public Media's Leslie Fields-Cruz and Denise Green.
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Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, dreams of being a superhero in her village.
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