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Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée

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This unique "road documentary" finds Youssou N'Dour, a vocalist from Senegal, undertaking a transcontinental journey and traveling the routes of 19th century American slaves. Guided by the blind Tunisian pianist Moncef Genoud, N'Dour gravitates from Atlanta to New Orleans to the Big Apple, then leaves the United States for Europe and visits Bordeaux, France, and Luxembourg, meanwhile performing his jazz- and gospel-influenced songs constantly. The film witnesses N'Dour rehearsing with an extensive series...more

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