(twaa·reg) rock giving us middle east psych/drone sounds as it leads us on a
journey. Tuareg guitar has become folk music in the contemporary Sahara.
Originally political ballads, created in exile in Libya, today the sound has
expanded to encompass everything from introspective love songs, blistering
psychedelic rock, and synthesizer and drum machine. Zerzura is the first-ever
ethnographic acid Western! In a genre-defying film, Zerzura follows a young man
from a small village in Niger who leaves home in search of an enchanted oasis.
His journey leads him into a surreal vision of the Sahara, crossing paths with
djinn, bandits, gold seekers, and migrants. The Tuareg
inhabit the Saharan regions of North Africa – Niger, Mali, Libya, Algeria and
Burkina Faso. Tuareg is an Arabic term meaning abandoned by God. No FCCs in