Rent Wijdan: The Mystery of Gnawa Trance Music on DVD

Wijdan: The Mystery of Gnawa Trance Music

2000 Rated NR 52m

Exiled by the Malian Empire and enslaved in Morocco during the 16th century, the Gnawa people are known around the world for their ritualistic trance music -- a sound that has had undeniable influence on blues and rock musicians for generations. Witness a historic meeting between Moroccan musician Brahim El Belkani and Mali's own Sibiri Samaké as the two luminaries discuss their musical roots and share insights on the future of Gnawan trance.

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Movie Details

Genres
Documentary
Language
French
Format
DVD
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.