BBC - Akala's Odyssey (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3249 Kbps | 58 min 26 s | 1.40 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: EnglishGenre: Documentary
Writer and hip-hop artist Akala voyages across the Mediterranean and beyond to solve some of the mysteries behind Homer's monumental poem, the Odyssey. Travelling between spectacular ruins, such as the sacred shrine of Delphi or the Greek colonies on Sicily, Akala's journey culminates on the small island of Ithaca, where he ponders the theory that this is the destination which Homer had in mind as he composed the epic. Along the way, he finds out what Homer's works may have sounded like to their first audiences, discovers how the rhythm of those ancient words connect to the beats of modern hip-hop and comes face to face with the characters from the masterpiece.