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Mali blues.

Gregor, Lutz, (film director.). Beetz, Christian, (film producer.). Diawara, Fatoumata, (performer.). Kouyate, Bassekou, 1966- (performer.). Master Soumy, (performer.). Kaedi, Ahmed ag, (performer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 93 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Icarus Films, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Lutz Gregor.
Participant or Performer Note:
Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté, Master Soumy, Ahmed Ag Kaedi.
Summary, etc.:
The West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, a musical tradition later carried by the transatlantic slave trade to America's cotton fields. Yet today, the music and musicians of Mali are in grave danger. As fundamentalist Islam and sharia law become more widespread, dance and secular music are prohibited, musical instruments are destroyed, and musicians are forced to flee their homeland.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Music > Religious aspects > Islam.
Musicians > Mali > Social conditions.
Music > Mali.

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