"They Will Have To Kill Us First." Malian music in exile is a feature-length documentary following musicians in Mali in the wake of a jihadist takeover and subsequent banning of music. Music, disappeared overnight in 2012 when Islamic extremists groups rose up to capture an areas the size of the UK and France combined. But rather than lay down their instruments, Mali's musicians fought back. Directed by Johanna Schwartz. "A gripping, powerful documentary." - (Indiewire) Playing only at Village East Cinema

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