Walk All Night: A Drum Beat Journey (2016)

An idealistic social worker initiates an ambitious project to take a group of street musicians to West Africa. Fascinated by the sounds of bucket drummers she meets on Chicago's south side,... See full summary »

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Kate Benzschawel (co-director), Mallory Sohmer (co-director)

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Atoumane Gueye Atoumane Gueye ... Self
Medoune Yacine Gueye Medoune Yacine Gueye ... Self
D'Quan Jackson D'Quan Jackson ... Self
LaVern Jackson LaVern Jackson ... Self
Tonya Jackson Tonya Jackson ... Self
Demetrius Johnson Demetrius Johnson ... Self
Dontay Liggins Dontay Liggins ... Self
Gracie Liggins Gracie Liggins ... Self
Rosie Liggins Rosie Liggins ... Self
Kevin McEwen Kevin McEwen ... Self
Clifton Robinson Clifton Robinson ... Self
Ernest Shaw Jr. Ernest Shaw Jr. ... Self
Elilta Tewelde Elilta Tewelde ... Self
Damonte Williams Damonte Williams ... Self
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An idealistic social worker initiates an ambitious project to take a group of street musicians to West Africa. Fascinated by the sounds of bucket drummers she meets on Chicago's south side, Elilta Tewelde aspires to connect the young men to their African heritage through music. A native of Africa herself, she crowd funds a trip to Senegal where the teens will participate in traditional drumming workshops under a master percussionist and his family. But the cultural divide proves wide and problems surface along the way challenging the project leaders and bucket drummers to unexpected limits and discoveries about themselves

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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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