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The Travelling Word: A West African Epic
Apr 28, 2011 | 7:00 pm
Joined by West African Jali musicians, Kewulay Kamara discusses, performs and screens segments of his documentary about his attempt to recreate an ancient oral epic after the only written copy was destroyed in Sierra Leone’s recent Civil War.
- Apr 28, 2011
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