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Cast (feature film)

1.
Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love (2008)
Senegalese pop sensation Youssou Ndour. Youssou has spent the last 20 years in the spotlight as a world-renowned musician and the musical voice of Africa. Frustrated by the negative perception of his Muslim faith, he composed "Egypt," an album dedicated to a more tolerant view of Islam. It went on t
2.
Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love (2008)
Senegalese pop sensation Youssou Ndour. Youssou has spent the last 20 years in the spotlight as a world-renowned musician and the musical voice of Africa. Frustrated by the negative perception of his Muslim faith, he composed "Egypt," an album dedicated to a more tolerant view of Islam. It went on t
3.
Youssou N'Dour: Return To Goree (2007)
Tells of African singer Youssou N'Dour's epic journey following the trail left by slaves and by the jazz music they invented. Youssou N'Dour's challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire and to sing those tunes in Goree, the island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands to comme
4.
Amazing Grace (2007)
William Wilberforce led efforts as a member of Parliament in 18th-century England to end slavery and the slave trade in the British empire. Wilberforce was elected to the House of Commons at 21 and took on the issue of slavery, successfully assembling a diverse coalition that went up against the most powerful men of the time.
5.
Youssou N'Dour: Return To Goree (2007)
Tells of African singer Youssou N'Dour's epic journey following the trail left by slaves and by the jazz music they invented. Youssou N'Dour's challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire and to sing those tunes in Goree, the island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands to comme
6.
Blood Diamond (2006)
Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990's Sierra Leone, Danny Archer, a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy, a Mende fisherman are joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives. While in prison for smuggling, Archer learns that Solomon-

Writer (feature film)

8.
Youssou N'Dour: Return To Goree (2007)
Tells of African singer Youssou N'Dour's epic journey following the trail left by slaves and by the jazz music they invented. Youssou N'Dour's challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire and to sing those tunes in Goree, the island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands to comme

Producer (feature film)

9.
Billo (2008)
Leaving behind his mother, his fiancee and his marabout (religious advisor), Senegalese tailor Billo sets off for Rome to make it big in the fashion world. Struggling at first, he eventually hooks up with a group of sympathetic Italians, and good things start to happen; he's safe, settled and even s

Music (feature film)

10.
Billo (2008)
Leaving behind his mother, his fiancee and his marabout (religious advisor), Senegalese tailor Billo sets off for Rome to make it big in the fashion world. Struggling at first, he eventually hooks up with a group of sympathetic Italians, and good things start to happen; he's safe, settled and even s
11.
Youssou N'Dour: Return To Goree (2007)
Tells of African singer Youssou N'Dour's epic journey following the trail left by slaves and by the jazz music they invented. Youssou N'Dour's challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire and to sing those tunes in Goree, the island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands to comme
12.
Alone in the Dark (2005) as Song Performer ("Seven Seconds")
You wake up in the middle of the night with the feeling someone is in the room with you. You get a flash of panic as you fumble for your bedside lamp. But when you turn on the light, no one is there. There is a world around us, a world most of us never see--or never want to see. As a child, Edward C
13.
Alone in the Dark (2005) as Song ("Seven Seconds")
You wake up in the middle of the night with the feeling someone is in the room with you. You get a flash of panic as you fumble for your bedside lamp. But when you turn on the light, no one is there. There is a world around us, a world most of us never see--or never want to see. As a child, Edward C
14.
Wild Thornberrys Movie, The (2002)
World-traveling documentary filmmakers Nigel and Marianne Thornberry have come to Africa with their family--precocious Eliza, rebellious Debbie and adopted wild child Donnie--to record a miraculous event. Once every few hundred years, as the moon obscures the sun, native legend has it that thousands
15.
Wild Thornberrys Movie, The (2002)
World-traveling documentary filmmakers Nigel and Marianne Thornberry have come to Africa with their family--precocious Eliza, rebellious Debbie and adopted wild child Donnie--to record a miraculous event. Once every few hundred years, as the moon obscures the sun, native legend has it that thousands
16.
Ndeysaan (2002) as Music
In a small village on the south coast of Senegal, a plague of foggy weather has kept the fisherman ashore. Desperate to get back to work, the village sponsers a spiritual ceremony. But it is the mystic intervention of local Mbanick that saves the day. Somehow, Mbanick's quiet efforts make the fog va
17.
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1999) as Music
Based on a West African legend, Kirikou is born in an African village under a terrible spell that has been placed on it by the sorceress Karaba. Kirikou decides to save the village and begins his adventure by setting out to find the Wise Man in the Forbidden Mountain.
18.
Bulworth (1998)
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
19.
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Successful commodities trader Michael Cromwell is engaged to marry Charlotte, but first he must finalize his divorce with his estranged wife, Dr. Patricia Cromwell. Leaving everthing behind, including his hyperactive business partner, Richard, Michael travels deep into the Amazon jungle where Patricia has been living since she left him, and gets the surprise of his life when he discovers he has a 13 year old son, Mimi-Siku, who has been raised among tribesmen. In no time, Michael inadvertently agrees to take Mimi-Siku to visit his own jungle -- New York City. Cultures collide and chaos ensues when Mimi-Siku, who has more skill with blow darts than with social graces, comes to the most sophisticated city on the planet and wreaks comical havoc on his father''s life.
20.
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Successful commodities trader Michael Cromwell is engaged to marry Charlotte, but first he must finalize his divorce with his estranged wife, Dr. Patricia Cromwell. Leaving everthing behind, including his hyperactive business partner, Richard, Michael travels deep into the Amazon jungle where Patricia has been living since she left him, and gets the surprise of his life when he discovers he has a 13 year old son, Mimi-Siku, who has been raised among tribesmen. In no time, Michael inadvertently agrees to take Mimi-Siku to visit his own jungle -- New York City. Cultures collide and chaos ensues when Mimi-Siku, who has more skill with blow darts than with social graces, comes to the most sophisticated city on the planet and wreaks comical havoc on his father''s life.
21.
Amoureuse, L' (1992) as Song Performer ("Medina")
Two men compete for the same woman who can't decide between them.
22.
High Season (1988) as Song ("Immigres--Bitim Rew")
23.
Secret Policeman's Third Ball, The (1987) as Song Performer ("Voices Of Freedom")

Cast (special)

24.
VH1 Inside Out: Trey and Dave Go to Africa (2004)
VH1 follows Dave Matthews and Phish frontman Trey Anastasio to Africa where they take the stage with the Senegalese band Orchestra Baobab.
25.
Nobel Peace Prize 100th Anniversary Concert, The (2001)
A musical tribute to this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, UN Secretary General Kofi Anan and the United Nations.
26.
Lincoln Center Festival 2001 (2001)
Highlights of the Lincoln Center Festival, including African pop superstar Youssou N'Dour and his band, Super Etoile; La Scala Ballet dancing Luciano Cannito's "Amarcord" (inspired by the Fellini film); Roland Petit's "Carmen," featuring Alessandra Ferri; Cirque Plume from France; and Midsummer Nigh
27.
1995 World Music Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of the 1995 World Music Awards, honoring the world's best-selling contemporary artists.
28.
Paris Live! The French Revolution Bicentennial (1989)
Live coverage of the two-hundredth anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, the event traditionally marking the start of the French Revolution. The program features festivities from Paris as well as those from other French cities. Also featured is coverage of Paris' outdoor "opera-ballet" specta
29.
Human Rights Now Tour, The (1988)
A special taped live in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on October 15, 1988, as part of a six-week concert tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to promote awareness of the work of Amnesty International.

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