Diabel Cissokho: the story of a griot| 38mins
Director: Estrella Sendra | Producer: Ernesto MartÃn
Focus Years: 2014 | Country: United Kingdom
This is a 38-minute documentary film starring Diabel Cissokho, a Senegalese griot based in London. Diabel is part of a very big important griot family in Senegal, known for their transmission of culture through music. Following a series of concerts in England, Diabel Cissokho explains his rich heritage, allowing him to show a very wide range of Senegalese instruments. From the ngoni, to the kora, the guitar and talking drums, Diabel and his band constitute a great chance for audiences worldwide to discover and enjoy this music and culture.
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