Feel Like Going Home

Feel Like Going Home

Feel Like Going Home

  In the third part of the Blues Project employs the director Martin Scorsese with the African roots of blues and accompanied the musician Corey Harris on a journey of discovery from the Mississippi Delta to Mali in West Africa. Even more than in the two films gone ahead of the Blues Project by Richard Pearce, Wim Wenders and Scorsese is active as a musical archeologist, especially the origin and circumstances of interest that accompany this style of music has always been. The Blues for Scorsese’s This quasi-sociological approach is more than just a certain style of music: it is rather the vital and complex expression of the lives of a large – of the black – part of the North American population.

, Even more than in Wim Wenders film The Soul of a Man binds Scorsese An architectural shots in the film, which mainly come from one source – the Lomax collection. John A. Lomax and his son Alan, who understood himself as “Ballad Hunters’ have the thirties of last century, thousands of blues pieces collected across the United States for the Archive of Folk Culture Collections in the Library of Congress. On these recordings there including John Lee Hooker, Son House and Lead Belly too. Contrasts are impressive documents images spontaneously sessions that arose during the meetings for the film, such as with Corey Harris, Willie King, Taj Mahal, Keb ‘Mo’, Otha Turner, Habib Koité, Salif Keita and Ali Farka Toure.

In this way creates an impressive odyssey through countries, continents and eras, a journey that never gives the impression that would be reported on here something long past. Rather, the Blues appear to be a collective memory of African Americans, which still has its timeless validity, a chorus of “Praise the Blues!” in Zwölftaktschema.

Title: Feel Like Going Home Country of production: USA Year of production: 2003 Length: 82 (Min) Distribution : Reverse Angle / Movie World

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