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Catching up with Noura Mint Seymali

In the dark, beautifully backlit confines of The Triple Door in Seattle, Noura Mint Seymali was holding court. A smallish woman from Mauritania, she ruled the stage with a fiery…..

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Meeting Sembène: An Interview with Abderrahmane Sissako

Abderrahmane Sissako is a Mauritanian-born, Mali-raised filmmaker who completed cinematic training at Moscow’s Federal State Film Institute during the 1980s. The program concluded with his first film, the 23-minute short…..

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Regional Acoustics

Ishilan n-Tenere is an outstanding compilation of acoustic guitar songs from three regions of Senegal and Mali.  The bands featured don’t have the international renown of other artists from the…..

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Jim Goldberg's Photography

The work of photographer Jim Goldberg who documents the experiences of people who travel to Europe to start new lives, in search of stability and “the promise of a better future.”…..