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    "Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée" at Austin Film Society

    On Tuesday, November 6, the Austin Film Society will present a screening of Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée. The 2006 documentary, directed by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud, follows Youssou N'Dour and his band through Europe to a powerful performance at Gorée, the island off the coast of Senegal's capital that, for centuries, served as the final departure point for newly enslaved Africans. The screening is part of the Film Society's monthlong series , designed "to appreciate Pan-Africanist creativity under the cold
    realities of slavery, imperialism, colonization and neo-colonialism." For more information, visit austinfilm.org.

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"Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée" at Austin Film Society

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On Tuesday, November 6, the Austin Film Society will present a screening of Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée. The 2006 documentary, directed by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud, follows N'Dour and his band through Europe to a powerful performance at Gorée, the island off the coast of Senegal's capital that, for centuries, served as the final departure point for newly enslaved Africans. The screening is part of the Film Society's monthlong series Torn from the Motherland: Films from the African Diaspora, designed "to appreciate Pan-Africanist creativity under the cold realities of slavery, imperialism, colonization and neo-colonialism." 

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On Tuesday, November 6, the Austin Film Society will present a screening of Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée. The 2006 documentary, directed by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud, follows Youssou N'Dour and his band through Europe to a powerful performance at Gorée, the island off the coast of Senegal's capital that, for centuries, served as the final departure point for newly enslaved Africans. The screening is part of the Film Society's monthlong series , designed "to appreciate Pan-Africanist creativity under the cold
realities of slavery, imperialism, colonization and neo-colonialism." For more information, visit austinfilm.org.

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Youssou N'Dour: "Retour à Gorée" [film poster]

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