Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

They Will Have to Kill Us First

April 17, 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

One Night Only! Sunday, April 17 at 7:30 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater

In 2012, jihadists took control of northern Mali. They banned music, destroying radio stations and publicly burning instruments. Facing torture, musicians went into hiding. But rather than lay down their instruments, Mali’s musicians fought back. / 105 min

  Social journalism of the highest order, They Will Have to Kill Us First is front-loaded with sonic heroism. It’s also one of the most vibrantly shot and masterfully edited documentaries of this or any other SXSW year. – The Austin Chronicle

  Johanna Schwartz’s miraculously hopeful documentary, “They Will Have to Kill Us First: Malian Music in Exile,” delivers a vibrant testimony of resilience under oppression. – New York Times                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Sponsored in part by the Lotus Education & Arts Foundation


April 17, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Category: