This is as close as you can get to being at Festival au Desert without actually travelling to the Sahara Desert.
This year's Tuareg music festival in Mali will be exported in the form of "events in exile."
A great cross section of music representing the Kel Tamasheq (Tuareg) people of the Northern Sahara.
A beautiful and haunting album proclaiming a people's right to live as they want and celebrating who they are.
Banning one of the biggest international acts from entry into Canada may mark the beginning of a big artistic chill under Steven Harper's Conservation government.
A call to help a people remind themselves who they are and stand up and be recognized.
Like the movie, the soundtrack speaks with the voice of the film makers, not their subject, the Tuareg.