Under African Skies

Under African Skies

Director: Joe Berlinger

Cast: Joe Berlinger, Paul Simon, Hugh Masekela, Ladysmith Black Mambazo

     
 
On the 25th anniversary of Paul Simon's Graceland, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger offers a glimpse at the controversy surrounding the decision to record the album in South Africa despite a UN boycott of the nation, which was aimed at ending apartheid. In the run-up to an eagerly anticipated reunion concert, Simon,

Overview

On the 25th anniversary of Paul Simon's Graceland, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger offers a glimpse at the controversy surrounding the decision to record the album in South Africa despite a UN boycott of the nation, which was aimed at ending apartheid. In the run-up to an eagerly anticipated reunion concert, Simon, Quincy Jones, Peter Gabriel, David Byrne, Harry Belafonte, Paul McCartney and others reflect on the decision to record with local artists in South Africa, and the cultural impact of the album that delivered such hits as "I Know What I Know" and "You Can Call Me Al.""

Product Details

Release Date:
06/05/2012
UPC:
0886919147391
Original Release:
2011
Source:
Sony Legacy
Region Code:
ABC
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
41,354

Special Features

Deleted scenes

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul Simon Participant
Hugh Masekela Participant
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Participant
Ray Phiri Participant
Miriam Makeba Participant
Okyerema Asante Actor
Sonti Mndebele Actor
Isaac Mtshali Actor
Barney Rachabane Actor
Joseph Shabalala Actor
Tony Cedras Actor
Bakithi Kumalo Actor
Albert Mazibuko Actor
Forere Motloheloa Actor
John Selolwane Actor
M.D. Shirinda Actor
Gaza Sisters Actor
Quincy Jones Participant
David Byrne Participant
Rostam Batmanglij Participant
Chris Baio Participant
Wally Serote Participant
Lenny Waronker Participant
Roy Halee Participant
Amer Araim Participant
Paul McCartney Participant
Lorne Michaels Participant
Whoopi Goldberg Participant
Jon Pareles Actor
Oprah Winfrey Participant
Ezra Koenig Participant
Chris Tomson Participant
Dali Tambo Participant
Hilton Rosenthal Participant
Harry Belafonte Participant
Koloi Lebona Participant
Peter Gabriel Participant
Philip Glass Participant

Technical Credits
Joe Berlinger Director,Producer
Gil Aronow Executive Producer
Adam Block Executive Producer
Robert DeBitetto Executive Producer
Sara Enright Co-producer
Holly Ernst Makeup
Robert Friedman Executive Producer
Jon Kamen Producer
David McKillop Executive Producer
Eddie O'Connor Sound/Sound Designer
Joshua L. Pearson Editor
Robert Richman Cinematographer
Frank Scherma Executive Producer
Eddie Simon Executive Producer
Susie Sobol Makeup
Richard Story Executive Producer
Molly Thompson Executive Producer
Justin Wilkes Producer
Louie Zakarian Makeup

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