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Screening: They Will Have to Kill Us First

Bone Music Exhibition Public Program
10 September 2017
17:30–19:10

DESCRIPTION

A documentary about the music ban in the Republic of Mali following the 2012 state coup.

Music—a phenomenon that had always been one of Mali’s most important modes of communication, vanished entirely after the state coup of 2012. A documentary by Johanna Schwartz tells the story of this African country’s people, who had instantly lost something essential they couldn’t imagine their lives without. But, as the political conflict continues in Mali, local musicians keep on fighting for their right to sing.

They Will Have to Kill Us First

Director Johanna Schwartz. UK, 2015. 100 minutes.

18+

HOW TO TAKE PART

Free admission.

The film is in its original language with Russian subtitles.
The film is accessible for deaf and hard of hearing visitors.

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