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Rare footage of Miriam Makeba performing her standard “Malaika” (a Kenyan love song in Swahili) on Italian television in 1969.  Meanwhile, the song has been covered by a lot of…..

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Martin Scorcese namechecks Ousmane Sembene

Mainstream American film culture is so insular (except when it comes to European cinema) that you’re shocked when one of its stars, like director Martin Scorsese–who was honored with the…..