The story of Sahel Sounds celebrates the wonderfully talented range of music currently emanating from Niger, a region that is often (mis)represented as merely a ‘red-zone area’. The film follows Christopher Kirkley’s Sahel Sounds project which comprises a blog, record label and platform which explores the arts and music of the Sahel region in Niger. We follow Chris on his journey, bearing witness to stunning musical performances on the way, as the spaces between ethnography and geography disappear to forge rich and vibrant cultural experiences.

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