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As Old As My Tounge (trailer)

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Published on Sep 28, 2008

As Old As My Tongue: The Myth and Life of Bi Kidude (trailer)

Andy Jones | UK/Tanzania 2007 | 1h6m | BetaSP | Swahili with English subtitles | 15 | Documentary

Africa in Motion screening: Tuesday 28 October 2008, 6.00pm. Edinburgh Filmhouse. Visit www.africa-in-motion.org.uk

Winner of multiple awards at international film festivals, As Old As My Tongue is an intimate portrait of living legend Bi Kidude, probably the oldest singer on the world stage today.

Her home island of Zanzibar has long been a meeting point for black African and Arabic influence, finding its most potent expression in the island's music. Bi Kidude beguiles audiences wherever she travels but domestically she continually courts controversy, her behaviour challenging perceptions of the role of women in a Muslim society.

As Old As My Tongue reveals the dramatic contrasts in the life of this iconic musician and features a classic soundtrack spanning one hundred years of Swahili music.

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