Watch the new film trailer for “Under African Skies,” the documentary from Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy and Peabody Award winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger. “Under African Skies” travels with Paul Simon back to South Africa 25 years after his first visit, chronicling the creation and lasting influence of Paul Simon’s groundbreaking album, “Graceland.” Simon revisits the making of the record, surveying from the vantage of history the turbulence and controversy surrounding the album’s genesis.
* A powerful, moving and rousing cinematic achievement that chronicles the musical, cultural and political impact of Paul Simon’s “Graceland!”
– Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood
* “Berlinger doesn’t just hit this one out of the park – he takes it to a transcendent level, weaving the politics and the music into a fascinating, compelling and personal story.”
– Author and film critic Marshall Fine