National Geographic: January 18th, 2016

“‘Meru’: Filming the Epic Climb”


Empire Magazine: February 8th, 2016

“Meru: Review”


National Geographic: February 25th, 2016

“A Filmmaker’s Epic Journey to the Peak of Meru”


Movieweb February 28th, 2016

“2016 Spirit Award Winners Announced”


The Independent: March 5th, 2016

“Meru: How do mountaineers justify the risks they take to those they love?”






Blackbook: July 30th, 2014

“‘Touba Photographs Give Viewers a Glimpse of an Amazing Pilgrimage'”


Hollywood Reporter: December 3rd, 2014

“Sundance Unveils Competition Films”


Deadline: December 3rd, 2014

“Sundance Film Festival Lineup”



Shadow and Act/Indiewire: October 17, 2013

“DOC NYC 2013 – Hypnotic, Poetic  16mm-shot Touba  (On Grand Magaal Pilgrimage) Screens”


Sundance Institute: July 17, 2013

“Sundance Institute to Present a Week of Creative Film Producing Initiatives, July 29 – August 4, 2013”


The Hollywood Reporter: May 2, 2013

“Touba: Film Review”​


National Endowment for the Arts: April 23, 2013


TheLip TV: April 2, 2013

“SXSW 2013: Docs Ep. 3: 12 O’Clock Boys, Touba, The Other Shore” March 2013

“SXSW 2013: It’s All About the Synergy”


Indiewire: March 20, 2013

“What Cameras Did the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers Use?”


Film School Rejects: March 17, 2013


The Austin Chronicle: March 15, 2013

“SXSW 2013 Film Reviews: Touba


Slant Magazine: March 15, 2013

“SXSW 2013: Downloaded, Touba & Before You Know It


What (not) to Doc: March 15, 2013

“SXSW 2013: Docs in Brief, Part One: Competition” March 13, 2013


Indiewire: Shadow and Act on Cinema of the African Diaspora: March 13, 2013

William and the Windmill, Touba, & The Retrieval Star Pick Up SXSW Film Fest Awards”


Los Angeles Times: March 12, 2013


Indiewire: Shadow and Act on Cinema of the African Diaspora: March 11, 2013

“Exclusive: Hypnotic 1st Trailer for SXSW Feature Documentary Competition Selection Touba”


Playback:Stl: March 9, 2013


Urban Film Review: March 9, 2013


The AU Review: March 8, 2013

“SXSW News Roundup”


Indiewood/Hollywouldn’t: March 4, 2013

“2013 SXSW Film Festival – 10 Films to Watch”


Criterion Cast: February 27, 2013

“SXSW Preview 2013: Chai Vasarhelyi’s Touba”


SXSW: January 31, 2013

“SXSW Film Announces 2013 Features Lineup”




Sundance Institute: December 17th, 2012

“Sundance Institute Announces Grants to 35 Documentaries”




Washington Post: October 9th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love”


Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: August 26th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love”


Chicago Tribune: August 28th, 2009

“Doc tracks 3 years displaying courage of musical convictions”


San Francisco Chronicle: July 31st, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love”




Metro: July 17th, 2009


The Santa Barbara Independent: July 16th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love” July 15th, 2009

“Q&A: Youssou N’Dour on I Bring What I Love”


LA Times: July 3rd, 2009 July 1st, 2009


Reel Talk/NBC: June 20th, 2009


BBC America: June 17th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour – A Singing Genius”


CNN: June 13th, 2009


Metro: June 12th, 2009


The Huffington Post: June 11th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour and ‘I Bring What I Love’: An Elegaic Meditation on Faith, Islam, and Music”


The KEXP Blog: June 11th, 2009

“SIFF ’09 Review: Youssou N’Dour” Blog: June 11th, 2009


National Geographic: June 9th, 2009


WNET’s Sunday Arts: June 7th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour”


NY1: June 5th, 2009 June 5th, 2009


The New York Observer: June 5th, 2009


Wall Street Journal: June 5th, 2009


The New York Times: June 5th, 2009

“Festival For New York, That Muslim City”


Giant Magazine: July 2009


Arts Journal: June 1st, 2009

“Muslim Voices, Youssou’s Message, Sufi Songs”


New York Magazine: May 11th, 2009

“Back From Africa”


Hollywood Reporter: May 12th, 2009



Expand September 6th, 2008

“TIFF ’08 YOUSSOU N’DOUR: Heart of Brightness”


NOW Magazine: September 2nd – 9th, 2008

“Faith Healing: Brilliant new film documents Youssou Ndour’s spiritual quest”


Parool, Amsterdam, November 24th, 2008


De Volkskrant, Amsterdam, November 24th, 2008


One World, The Netherlands, November 25th, 2008 September 15th, 2008


The Dark of The Matinee: September 6th, 2008


Peter Theatre: September 7th, 2008

“Saturday Night’s All Right”




Journal of Performance Art: January, 2004

“The Second Time Around: New Festivals, Special Programs




Carnegie Council Newsletter: 2003