In Video Night in Kathmandu, Iyer brilliantly observed the convergence of world culture, the strange ways that Hollywood speaks to nomads and villagers whose lives seem to have little to do with California. Here, Iyer revisits the issue from a different perspective: the Global Soul whose ancestry, race, religion, and work inextricably mix threads from all over the globe. Moving (although at times slow-moving), provocative, and intriguing.