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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Béla Fleck is a virtuoso banjo player who embarks on a personal and cultural journey to Africa to learn about the origins of his beloved instrument -- which did not, contrary to popular belief, originate in backwoods Appalachia. Touring Uganda, Tanzania, Gambia and Mali, Fleck jams with some master musicians, duels with a Gambian banjo player, learns about the banjo's ancient history and basks in the pleasure that music affords, a pleasure that transcends cultural boundaries.

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Director: Sascha Paladino

Genres: Documentary

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Release Date: May 19th, 2008|1 hr. 37 min.

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