Islamists are a threat to artists in Mali. The documentary “Mali Blues” shows how musicians from the West African country bravely protest and resist.
Mali has no mass media. Instead, people listen to music. It communicates the problems facing the country and calls for resistance. The documentary "Mali Blues" observes world-class musicians who dare to make a statement.
The documentary "Mali Blues" portrays courageous musicians singing against Islamists. Plus: the new Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. And: a unique joint German-Mexican music project.
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