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Switzerland, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Africa! Africa!)

Director: Pierre-Yves Borgeaud


“The place where my fathers died, return to the land of Gorée, the place where my mothers cried, return to the land of Gorée.” - Harmony Harmoneers African singer Youssou N'Dour takes an epic musical journey in Return to Gorée, following the footsteps of the African slaves and the jazz music they invented. N'Dour travels across the USA and Europe gathering a repertoire of songs from musicians around the world to sing in Gorée, the African island that commemorates the victims of slavery and has become a symbol of the slave trade itself. “This kind of group of people, who believe in something, who think about memory, story, all these things, and share the project.” - Youssou N'Dour

D Pierre-Yves Borgeaud P Jean-Louis Porchet WS Wide Management L English, French, Wolof w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2006/112mins

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