South Africa & Under African Skies
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa./5
Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: "Under African Skies" begins with Paul Simon's 2011 emotional journey back to South Africa and the roots of his seminal album "Graceland," but it unfolds into a kaleidoscopic portrait of the turbulent birth and ever-shifting life of a work of art. The Joe Berlinger-directed film airs on Great Performances Friday, January 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings)
I spent today in the Heartland Film Festival's Hospitality Suite at the Canterbury Inn. I am really looking forward to Saturday night's "Under African Skies," a documentary about Paul Simon's controversial 'Graceland' tour in apartheid South Africa.
Watching documentary "Under African Skies" tonight. Amazing story of Paul Simon's making of album "Graceland" in South Africa.
-- Randomness of the evening: Well, really more of a recommendation. If you like great music documentaries, check out Paul Simon's "Under African Skies" as a tie in to the 25th anniversary re-release of his album "Graceland" (you can buy the album with the documentary). It goes into the recording of the album, political and cultural events dealing with apartheid in South Africa, and the touring and response to the album.
Directed by Joe Berlinger. With Paul Simon, Maya Angelou, Okeyerama Asante, Harry Belafonte. Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his Graceland album, including the political backlash he received for allegedly breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end t...
For those of you who are Paul Simon fans, tonight "Under African Skies" @ 9 pm on A&E. Paul Simon returns to South Africa for a concert.
This is going to be a great day. Under African Skies Documentary at SIFF with Missy and Cyrus. Paul Simon journey back to South Africa to reunite with the musicians who made the Graceland album...and the controversy behind the making of that album. Then to the Tractor with Lori and Corrine for Alan Doyle's Show on his tour without Great Big Sea. So much fun will start at 4. Now errands to run before the fun starts.
African Concert - Graceland - Under African Skies - Bajo los cielos de Africa -... I especially agree with this comment by zuluamuse on YouTube in response to this video: "The tragedy is South Africa's youth's infatuation with western Hip Hop and Rap, they are losing out on so much, especially t...
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Attention all Vancouverites, if you love Paul Simon and his music and well made documentaries, dance your way to the Denman Cinemas at noon today to see Under African Skies, which had its western premiere last night, and has permission to show it again at noon. Admission is 10 dollars.. You will love it! Last nights gala was to benefit Education Without Borders in South Africa. It was a great success with a full house! Congratulations to all!
Under African Skies, what a great movie of Paul Simon in South Africa!, great music as well!!!
Saw "Under African Skies" at last night. Recommended. Paul Simon back in South Africa 25 years after Graceland
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