(NR) Niger – 1 hr 15 min – with subtitles
2015 · d. Christopher Kirkley
Starring Mdou Moctar, Kader Tanoutanoute, Fatimata Falo
Tuareg guitar hero Mdou Moctar faces family strife, jealous competition, and love troubles as he tries to make it big in the music-crazy city of Agadez, Niger. Packed with blazing performances, this unmissable rock-drama pays tribute to Prince’s Purple Rain while granting a window into Agadez’s vibrant guitar scene.
This screening will be introduced by Tiernan Milliman of Viva Video. Stick around for a post-film conversation!
Viva Video members may retrieve a promo code to receive discounted admission by contacting Jacob Mazer.
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