Films

The "Sahel Calling " documentary film was launched worldwide, for free, on 20 June 2013. Be a part of it — screen it yourself

Abdou, n'goni player, courtesy of T. Cameron

The Sahel Calling Project produces videos and films, most for free public use. Our video products include:

The Sahel Calling Project: Artist interview highlights
Amadou & Mariam, Nov. 2012 & Tinariwen: Abdullah, Oct. 2012

"Sahel Calling" trailer
English, French (short), German, Spanish,and an extended French version, Dec. 2012

Oxfam collaboration video: "Mali in Crisis: the power of music"
English, French, German, Spanish, Bambara and Tamasheq,
15 May 2013

"Sahel Calling" documentary
English, French, German, Spanish,
20 June 2013
Bambara and Tamasheq (coming soon)

(if you would like to donate money to a certain musician in our film, please email us - we would be more than happy to put you in direct contact!).





Synopsis and Musician Gallery

"Screen It Yourself" - the film you're supposed to download and share with friends!

On 20 June 2013, World Refugee Day, our first documentary "Sahel Calling" had its global launch. Everyone can host their own screenings, for free!

Please pledge to host a screening in a living room, library, theater, office, church, near you!
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Flyer: Screen it yourself (PDF)
Film Poster: Film Poster (PDF)
Info: Screen It Yourself: Useful Tips

Planned Screenings:
(note: in addition to these live screenings, we welcome any social media "screenings" and posts, and are working with several UN and NGOs on organizing other screenings around the globe!)

DateLocation (Country/City)VenueEvent + TimeContact (name + email)
26 Sept 2014Hay on Wye, WalesThe Globe, Hay2Timbuktu Film nightFilm
7:00pm
Louise Davies
1 April 2014St. Louis University, One North Grand, St. Louis, MOWorld Africa Film FestivalFilm
14:00
http://www.slu.edu/x29390.xml
3 April 2014Yaoundé, CameroonAfrica Film FestivalFilm
15:30
http://www.africaworldfilmfestival.com/
13 April 2014Philadelphia, PAAfrican Film FestFilm
17:30
http://www.mkainstitute.com/
Spring 2014North Hampton, Mass, USATBDFilm+Discussion
TBD
info@sahelcalling.com
Spring 2014San Francisco, USATBDFilm Screening
TBD
emilylacantante@gmail.com
Summer 2014Rutherford, New Jersey, USAPublic LibraryScreening
TBD
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDBrooklyn, NYCTBATBA
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDBamako, MaliTBAFilm
TBD
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDNouakchott, MauritaniaTBAFilm
TBD
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDWashington, D.C., USA
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDMissoula, Montana, USA
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDBarcelona, Spain
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDLondon, UKTBAFilm
TBD
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDBurlington, Vermont, USATBDTBD
TBD
info@sahelcalling.com
TBDCorseul, FranceTBDTBD
TBD
20 June 2013Dakar, SenegalGoethe Institut in Point EWorld Premiere w/ live music
19:30 - 22:00
kap@sahelcalling.com
20 June 2013Berlin, GermanyPA 58, Prinzenallee 58, Berlin-WeddingScreening w/ dinner + live music
elgin@sahelcalling.com
20 June 2013Eugene, Oregon, USAprivate houseFilm
info@sahelcalling.com
21 June 2013Amsterdam-Noord, HollandTBAFilm
20:30
info@sahelcalling.com
20 June 2013Ulm, GermanyUlm UniversityFilm
19:30
info@sahelcalling.com
21 June 2013Niger camp de refugee maliens de AyerouProjection suivi de d�bat communautaire
20:00
boubacar.soumare@oxfamnovib.ne
20 June 2013Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoTBAFilm
16:00
patrgt@gmail.com
22 June 2013Bamako, MaliKalaban cityFilm
20:00
Woroferela@me.com
23 June 2013Sydney, AustraliaTBDCelebrating Mali
TBD
David Hooper
23 June 2013Tel Aviv, IsraelHomeFilm
20:00
adamrotbard@gmail.com
24 June 2013USAHomeFilm
20:30
gailorz@coctnet
20 June 2013Brattleboro, VTHomeFilm
n/a
n/a
8 July 2013Chicago, Illinois, USABezazian Chicago Public LibraryFilm Screening + Discussion
7pm
maggie@sahelcalling.com
20 July 2013 + throughout the weekendIthaca (Trumansburg), New York, USAArtBarn@Grassroots Music of Festival & Dance @ the Art BarnScreening + music + Q&A with Film Director and Editor
2pm
info@sahelcalling.com
19 July 2013Amsterdam, HollandBarco BoatWild Unlimited (film)
22:00
horst@mpspilot.nl
5 July 2013Reston, VirginiaHome (multiple)Film
n/a
n/a
24 August 2013Brattleboro, Vermont, USAAbené Festival - Stone ChurchFilm+live music
7pm
info@sahelcalling.com
14 August 2013Berlin, GermanyAfrikahaus (3 euros)Film+panel with Producer+Field Producer
19:30
franzi@sahelcalling.com
17 October 2013Vienna, AustriaGroßer Saal, Afro-Asiatisches Institut, Türkenstraße 3Film+Discussion (auf Deutsch)
19:00
info@sahelcalling.com
30/31 August 2013Cordoba, ArgentinaHouse/ChurchFilm
21:00
Film Youth Group
3 Aug 2013Berlin, GermanyCo.up coworking space (FREE)Film + Q&A with producer(Changing Course Berlin)
14:00
changingcourseberlin@gmail.com
07 October 2013Cardiff, WalesPorter´sFilm + Music Videos
7:30pm
info@onparproductions.com
22-24 NovemberLompoul, SénégalFestival du SahelFilm
check website: www.festivaldusahel.com
pedrosenegal@hotmail.com
3 Nov 2013Lexington, KY, USACentral Public Library, Farish TheaterFilm & Discussion w/ director
2-4pm
holmes@uky.edu
25 October 2013Brattleboro, VTVermont Jazz Center, World Music Fest w/ Bideew Bou BessFilm + Q&A
7:00pm
info@sahelcalling.com
December 2013Chennai, IndiaIndiEarth Film FestivalFilm + Q&A
TBD
http://www.indiearth.com/
8 Dec 2013Bremen, GermanyGrüner Zweig BremenFilm
19:00
ruben.vdbelt@gmail.com
6 February 2014Chennai, IndiaIndiEarth Film Evening SeriesFilm + Q&A
8:00pm
http://www.indiearth.com/
20 Mar 2014Lagos, NigeriaiRepresent International Documentary Film FestivalFilm
17:30
http://www.africaworldfilmfestival.com/