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Genghis Blues (1999)

Directed by

Richard Feynman Richard Feynman
B.B. King B.B. King

Written by


18 votes
Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (331 items)
list by AFIoscar
Published 11 years, 8 months ago

Description: The ancient art of Tuvan throat singing may not sound like the most scintillating subject for a movie, but for those wishing to immerse themselves in a different culture or meet remarkable people, this inspiring and exhilarating Oscar-nominated documentary will be pure pleasure. This is a story no Hollywood screenwriter could have imagined. Paul Pena is a blind San Francisco blues singer who has played with the likes of John Lee Hooker and Jerry Garcia (he also penned "Jet Airliner," which Steve Miller covered). One night while listening to his shortwave radio, he picked up a Radio Moscow broadcast and heard the mesmer ... (more)
Release date: 28 October 1999
UPC: 767685947234
Tags: Documentary (1), Sort (1), True Films 200 (1)
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