Spirit of Africa

  • Spirit of Africa
Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2001
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 52 (in minutes)

Peter Gabriel's Real World Records joined forces with the Mercury Phoenix Trust in 2001 to produce the album Spirit of Africa. The album was released on 15th October 2001 in conjunction with a television documentary of the same name produced and directed by Dominic Anciano and Iain Macdonald. The cream of African artists joined with the extraordinary TASO choir (all of whose members are HIV positive) to make this unique compilation album which will provide funds for the Mercury Phoenix Trust as well as further raising awareness about AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

television documentary "Spirit of Africa" filmed in Nairobi.
Iain Macdonald: Director
Dominic Anciano: Producer and Co-director


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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