Ladysmith Black Mambazo: On Tip Toe

  • 2000
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Documentary

Eric Simonson's Oscar-nominated documentary is both a valentine to South African vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo and an examination of their music's role within the anti-apartheid movement. In 1964, Joseph Shabalala felt compelled to perpetuate the multi-part music of his tribesmen. Based on Zulu harmonies, the evolving sound and the accompanying...read more

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