“Enslaved,” a six-share docuseries starring actor and activist Samuel L. Jackson that sheds fresh gentle on 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the Novel World, premieres this week in the US.
In step with a DNA test identifying his ancestral tribe, the series traces Jackson’s private jog from the US to Gabon for his induction into the Benga tribe, with rare and unprecedented compile admission to to secret ceremonies and native customs.
The usage of fresh diving technology – akin to progressed 3D mapping and ground-penetrating radar – to discover and query sunken slave ships on three continents, the series shows an totally fresh standpoint on the history of the transatlantic slave replace. The series additionally tracks the efforts of diving With a Aim (DWP), a participating group with the National Affiliation of Shaded Scuba Divers (NABS), as they look and discover six slave ships that sank drowning the enslaved humans aboard.
Featuring essentially the most dives ever made on sunken slave ships, “Enslaved” additionally chronicles the first certain identification of a “Freedom Ship,” an American schooner that ferried African American runaways to Canada.
Every episode follows three separate story traces: the hunt for a sunken slave ship, a private jog by Jackson and a historical investigation led by investigative journalists Simcha Jacobovici and Afua Hirsch.
“Enslaved” premiered on the EPIX channel September 14th, 2020 at 10 P.M. ET/PT.
Following its commence on EPIX, “Enslaved” will additionally premiere on CBC in Canada on Sunday, October 18th at 9 p.m. (9: 30 NT).
Take a look at out the trailer below.
John Liang is the Data Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first bought the diving computer virus while in High College in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Begin Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, amongst white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Hover of Costa Rica, and other locations including a pool in Las Vegas serving to to interrupt the sector document for the largest underwater press conference.