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Gilberto Gil is not just a great musician. He is also a politician who, in a increasingly globalised world, has dedicated much of his life to promoting cultural diversity. The film recounts his trip to the world's southern hemisphere where he flirts with the music of the aboriginal people of Australia, South Africa and Amazonia. AN adventure brimming with energy, sounds and wisdom.
In the early 70s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career with only two well received but non-selling albums. Unknown to Rodriguez, his musical story continued in South Africa where he became a pop music icon and inspiration for generations. Long rumored there to be dead by suicide, a few fans in the 1990s decided to seek out the truth of their hero's fate.
Compared with the dimensions of nature, they are tiny. But they take it on every day to get to school. In Kenya, Jackson (11) walks 15 km (in 2 hours) through the Savannah with his sister Salomé, each with a plastic jug of bottle, a shoulder bag and a stick, meager protection against the group of elephants they risk meeting every day.