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The story of a young guitarist in the North of Niger, trying to make it against all odds. The first ever Tuareg language fiction film.
The story of a young guitarist in the North of Niger, trying to make it against all odds. The first ever Tuareg language fiction film.
536 backers pledged $17,898 to help bring this project to life.
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Akounak: The feature film of a Tuareg guitarist in Agadez

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    Ticket to special, advance screening of "Akounak" in select cities - (Agadez, Niger / Marseille, France / Portland, Oregon) + Limited Edition DVD + Digital Download of "Akounak" film + Digital Downloads of Original Soundtrack Recording + "Afelane"

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    Mdou Moctar's Vinyl Package - Copies of Mdou Moctar's full length LP "Afelane" + Limited Edition 7" co-release with Brainstorm + Limited Edition DVD + Digital Downloads of Original Soundtrack Recording + "Afelane"

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    Handmade Tuareg Necklace from Agadez + Limited Edition DVD + Digital downloads of Original Soundtrack Recording + "Afelane"

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    Live song, played by Mdou Moctar, phoned in from Agadez directly to you! + Limited Edition DVD + Digital downloads of Original Soundtrack Recording + "Afelane"

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    Handmade Tuareg iPhone Case from Agadez + Limited Edition DVD + Digital downloads of Original Soundtrack Recording + "Afelane"

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