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Under African Skies

For the 25th anniversary of "Graceland," Paul Simon returns to South Africa for a historic reunion concert-and a look at his landmark album's turbulent birth. Interviewing anti-apartheid activists and music legends like Quincy Jones, Harry Belafonte, Paul McCartney and David Byrne, Berlinger's (Crude, Paradise Lost) new doc explores both the anatomy of a musical masterwork and the responsibilities of art.


"Powered by Paul Simon's brilliance, Under African Skies is a cultural lightning bolt that soars on its music and an unshakable belief in the transcendence of art." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Director: Joe Berlinger
Cast: Paul Simon, Maya Angelou and Okeyerama Asante
Year: 2012
Runtime: 108 minutes
Country: USA, South Africa
Language: English
Distributor: Kinosmith

Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR


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