Biography: Christopher Kirkley is a music collector and archivist focused on the Sahel of West Africa. His work examines contemporary popular music in the evolving technological landscape, the interplay of localized traditions with global influences, and new modes of cultural transmission. He releases records under the label Sahel Sounds and maintains a blog exploring arts and music of the region. His film Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai has received the Prix du Jury at F.A.M.E in Paris.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai (2016).
Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai (2015).