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They will have to kill us first : Malian music in exile
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1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Originally broadcast in 2015.

Bonus features: audio commentary by Johanna Schwartz and Guy Creasey; Songhoy Blues interview outtakes; Songhoy Blues in the studio.
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In 2012, jihadists took control of northern Mali, imposing one of the harshest interpretations of sharia law in recent years, and crucially for Mali, banning music. Radio stations were destroyed, instruments were burned, and overnight, Mali's musicians were forced into hiding or exile where many remain even now. Follow Mali's musicians as they fight to keep music alive.
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Defiant musicians in Mali testify to how their music scene thrives underground, despite the restrictions of Sharia law and threats from Islamic fundamentalists. The film includes performances by Songhoy Blues, Khaira Arby, Fadimata "Disco" Walet Oumar, and Moussa Sidi. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi