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Aug 09 2023


7:30 pm

Music in Mali: Life is Hard, Music is Good

Wednesday, August 9th @ 7:30 pm
Tickets $15

Music In Mali: Life Is Hard, Music Is Good” is a feature-length documentary about the musicians, dancers, and everyday people of Mali who are creating inspiring heartfelt music in some of the most difficult living conditions of West Africa. The crew from System Krush Productions have been going to Mali for a decade to record and document the lives of musicians such as Djelimady Tounkara, Lobi Traoré, Mangala Camara, Dejenba Seck, and Toumani Diabate, in intimate settings, performing their music and sharing their story. From one of the world’s most impoverished countries viewers will hear the music that has inspired artists all around the globe including celebrities such as Bonnie Raitt, Damon Albarn, Taj Mahal, Ry Cooder, and Bannning Eyre. From the villages of Segou to the ghettos of Bamako the message is clear “Life is hard, music is good”.

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