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Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love


Release Date: June 12, 2009 (NY; LA release: July 3)
Studio: Shadow Distribution
Director: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Screenwriter: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Starring: Youssou N'Dour
Genre: Documentary, Music
MPAA Rating: PG (for thematic elements and brief smoking)
Official Website: IBringWhatILove.com
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Plot Summary: "Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love" is a music-infused cinematic journey about the power of one man's voice to inspire change. Ndour is the highest selling African artist of all time and has collaborated with musi­cal superstars like Bono, Neneh Cherry and Peter Gabriel. At home in Senegal, the Grammy-award winning artist is an inspiration for generations. The film chronicles Ndour, a devout Sufi Muslim, as he releases a deeply personal and religious album called Egypt in the hope of promoting a more tolerant face of Islam. Almost instantly, his fellow Senegalese reject the album, and denounce his actions as blasphemous. Director Chai Vasarhelyi follows Ndour for over two years – filming in Africa, Europe, and America – to tell the story of how he faces these challenges and eventually wins over audiences both at home and abroad.

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