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Sahel Calling

Directed by John Bosch

Overview

Genre
Music, Human Rights, Foreign Worlds, Current Affairs, and Politics
Synopsis

In 2012, conflict erupted in north of Mali, a country rich in musical tradition and ethnic diversity. Sahel Calling explores how musicians in the country are responding to the crisis, as a state of emergency in the capitol Bamako and threats from jihadists in the north have left many of them unable to pursue their livelihood.

Stage
finished

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
PowerLoungeMusic&Media
Country
United States
Years of Production
1
Locations
Mali, Burkina Faso, New York
Prod. Partners
Kathryn Werntz, John Bosch

Distribution Details

Release year
2013
Festivals
World Africa Film Festival, Africa Film Festival, IndiEarth Film Festival, Vermont Jazz Festival- World Music Fest, et al
Distribution
Available free online at www.sahelcalling.com
Language
French, English
Subtitles
French, English, Spanish, German

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