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I'll Sing for You

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Documentary, Musical
Release Date:June 4, 2004
Running time:76 minutes
Cast:Boubacar Traore, Ali Farka Toure, Madieye Niang, Ballake Sissoko, Blaise Pascal
Director:Jacques Sarasin
Producer:Jacques Sarasin
Writer:Jacques Sarasin
Distributor:First Run Features

Description: In the early 1960s, Mali radio used to broadcast the melancholic voice of Boubacar Traore--better known as KarKar--who sang songs of love and independence. After Malian independence, however, KarKar disappeared from public life. This film, which reveals his fate, is ultimately a portrait of Mali, painted with intertwining discussions of politics and religion, and the reminiscences of notable Malian musicians including: Ali Farka Toure, Madieye Niang, and Ballake Sissoko, and moving musical performances.

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