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Music Is My Life – Joseph Shabalala and Ladysmith Black Mambazo

February 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The remarkable story of the late Dr. Joseph Shabalala, the leader of South Africa’s multi-Grammy award-winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Featuring previously unseen archival footage and music and including exclusive interviews with the Shabalala family, and many famous people, such as Oprah Winfrey, Paul Simon and Whoopi Goldberg, the film celebrates the magnitude of Shabalala’s musical influence and his strong rooted musical traditions in the local styles of Isicathamiya and Mbube, a hidden gem of South African culture. This musical excursion capturing Joseph’s musical and spiritual journey illuminates how a young man from a rural village called Ladysmith in 1960s South Africa, came to conquer sold-out shows and become a worldwide musical visionary.



Cinemark Baldwin Hills
4020 Marlton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States
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