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Musique du monde

    • Yemen: in the country of the queen of Sheba

      A documentary directed by .

      The ” magyal”, is in Yemen a daily gathering where friends chew the ” kât ” together, talking and listening to music or poetry. A musician is showing us his instrument, the ancient lute, which can only be found now in Yemen and in the Comoros ; the ” qanbus [...]

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    • Lambada: the true story

      A documentary directed by , .

      1989 – fall of Berlin wall – collapse of main ideologies – Lambada topped the charts. An unprecedented promotional campaign thrust Lambada to the top of the 1989 summer charts. This Brazilian tune, rearranged in Paris, had a skyrocketing commercial success.

      Launched through advertising spots for the French “Music Festival ” [...]

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    • Rumba

      A documentary directed by .

      A documentary tracing the history of this popular African dance music. From Kinshasa to Brazzaville, along the banks of the River Congo, Rumba has been the music for the people of Congo and Zaïre since the 1950’s, often celebrating the events of modern Africa, such as the famous “Independence Cha-Cha” [...]

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