AFRICA MIA

THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE MARAVILLAS DE MALI

RICHARD MINIER & ÉDOUARD SALIER

SYNOPSIS

1964. In the midst of the Cold War, ten young promising musicians from Mali are sent to Cuba to study music and strengthen cultural links between the two socialist regimes. They invent a whole new genre: Afro- Cuban Music and become the iconic group 'Las Maravillas de Mali'. New Year's Eve 2000. Richard Minier, a French music producer meets a former member of the band in Bamako and decides to bring the band back together.

DOCUMENTARY - 2020 - 1H21 - HD

FRENCH RELEASE - SEPTEMBER 16th 2020

COPRODUCERS

Off Productions 
Heavy Surf

DISTRIBUTION

New Story

INTERNATIONAL SALES

Charades

PARTNERS

CANAL + 

CINÉ + 

TV5Monde 

La Sacem

Cinéfeel 4

SCRIPT

Richard Minier
Jean-Philippe Bodin
Pascal Blanchard

DIRECTION

Richard Minier & Édouard Salier

COPRODUCERS

Les Films du Worso

Rhônes-Alpes Cinéma

France 2 Cinéma