The Great Green Wall

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Available Until: 5/12/21 11:59 PM

Ticket Prices
General Public:$12.00 (+ $2 online fee)
Members:$9.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Program:New Releases
Virtual Cinema
Tags:Documentary
Climate Change
Environmental
Music
Arts
Activism
Release Year:2020
Runtime:90 min
Country/Region:United Kingdom
Language:English
French
Bambara
Tigrigna
Hausa
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Juno Films
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0qtFfQPUyI
Cast/Crew
Director:Jared P. Scott
Cinematographer:Tim Cragg
Screenwriter:Jared P. Scott
Alexander Asen
Charly Feldman
Sarah MacDonald
Pilar Rico
Editor:Pilar Rico
Composer:Charlie Mole
Inna Modja
Principal Cast:Inna Modja
Songhoy Blues
Didier Awadi
Betty G.
Waje

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BONUS CONTENT AFTER THE FILM

Your ticket includes a special conversation with Inna Modji, activist and singer who narrates the film, Jared P. Scott, filmmaker, and moderated by Jackie Faherty, Astrophysicist American Museum of Natural History.


About the Film

A Buena Vista Social Club meets Years of Living Dangerously, renowned Malian singer Inna Modja takes us on a music-driven journey of hope, hardship, and perseverance across Africa’s ambitious Great Green Wall. Part musical odyssey and cultural road-trip, part desertification and climate justice exploration, Inna sets out on a mission to assemble Africa’s most thrilling musicians and record a once-in-a-lifetime album that captures the spirit of the Wall – the budding 8,000km “belt of green” stretching from Senegal to Djibouti – providing food, jobs, and a future for millions of people. Weaving together unforgettable personal stories of Sahelian adversity, determination and triumph, Inna leads us on a pilgrimage through the cities and savannahs with a band of artist-activists composing an indelibly eclectic soundtrack for a continent at a crossroads. Once complete, the Great Green Wall will be the largest living structure on earth, three times the size of the Great Barrier Reef, and a new wonder of the world. This is the resilience story of our time, a massive social action project, and a symbol of hope in the resounding African Dream.


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