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A visit to Ali Farka Touré [videorecording] / a film by Marc Huraux ; produced by Serge Lalou ; directed by Marc Huraux ; a coproduction of Les films d'Ici, ARTE France, Paris Première, World Circuit Ltd.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center DVD 2937 37684001025707 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (63 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [London] : Digital Classics DVD, c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Biographical notes ([4] p. : port.) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Mali dje -- Boogie -- Niafunk -- Gomni -- Home life -- Chanson sur Niafunké -- The arma -- The Niger River -- Rehearsals -- Family -- Keito -- Tulumba -- Bonus tracks: Ai du ; Dofana.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Jean-Michel Humeau, Marc Huraux ; sound, Julien Cloquet ; editors, Marc Huraux, Sandie Bompar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ali Farka Touré, Afel Bocoum, Oumar Touré, Hamm Sankaré, Souleyman Kané, Samba Touré, Oumar Diallo Barou, Djénéba Doukouré, Concano Tatara, Toro Cissé, musicians ; Philip Hurdwood, narrator.
Summary, etc.:
Documentary on Malian singer/guitarist Ali Farka Touré, filmed in Niafunké, Mali. Features Touré as he goes about his daily business, fulfilling his role as mayor of an area encompassing 58 villages. Though he now declines most offers of interanational tours and recording sessions, music is still an integral part of this encounter, and the film includes several performances.
System Details Note:
DVD video; stereo.; 16:9 aspect ratio.
Language Note:
Narrated in English; French dialogue with English subtitles.
Subject: Toure, Ali Farka
Musicians > Mali > Biography.
Guitarists > Mali > Biography.
Popular music > Mali > History and criticism.
Documentary films
Mali > Social life and customs.

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