You, Africa

  • You, Africa
Genre : Musical
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2013
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 43 (in minutes)

You, Africa commemorates the path-breaking 1994 tour of nine West African nations by legendary Senegalese performing artist, Youssou N'Dour. Born in the poor Medina district of Dakar in 1959, he was singing professionally in local clubs by the age of twelve. His band and back-up dancers, Super Etoile, founded in 1979, is one of the most popular in all Africa. Youssou discusses the serious political and spiritual purposes behind his music. In Wolof and French with English subtitles.

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • 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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