Last Song Before the War

Last Song Before the War

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Last Song Before the War | | | | 74 min

The story of the most remote music festival in the world, Festival Au Desert, and the battle to make it happen. Two hours from Timbuktu, staged since 2000 at the Essakane oasis, the festival was a symbol of peace between the Tuareg nomads and the Malinese – until Islamic militants and Tuareg rebels ban music and silence the festival.