Outside Magazine: January 8, 2018

Eight Adventurers Who Changed Our World

Nonfics: January 16, 2018

100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Amazon Prime This Month





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

“National Endowment for the Arts Announces Second Round of Fiscal Year 2013 Art Works Grants”


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

“SXSW 2013 Review: Touba Allows Us to Virtually Experience a Sacred Journey”


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

“Projects Announced for Good Pitch New York 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

“SXSW Film Festival Winners Unveiled”


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

“SXSW Film Festival 2013: Day 1″


Urban Film Review: March 9, 2013

“15 African Diaspora-Interest Feature Films to See at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival”


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”



“Youssou N’Dour Spreads His Love in Montclair, NJ”


Metro: July 17th, 2009

Youssou l’ambassadeur


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

“Review: Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What  I Love” July 1st, 2009

“Movie Release: Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love”


Reel Talk/NBC: June 20th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love”


BBC America: June 17th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour – A Singing Genius”


CNN: June 13th, 2009

“African Voices: Singing from Senegal”


Metro: June 12th, 2009

“Bringing What She Loves”


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

“A List: Youssou N’Dour”


National Geographic: June 9th, 2009

“The Nat Geo Music Interview: Youssou N’Dour”


WNET’s Sunday Arts: June 7th, 2009

“Youssou N’Dour”


NY1: June 5th, 2009

“Muslim Voices Share Arts In City Festival” June 5th, 2009

“People are Talking About…”


The New York Observer: June 5th, 2009

“Youssou Crazy! Documentarians Rally Around Senegalese Singer at Paris Theater”


Wall Street Journal: June 5th, 2009

“Putting His Faith in Music”


The New York Times: June 5th, 2009

“Festival For New York, That Muslim City”


Giant Magazine: July 2009

“Under African Skies”


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

“Shadow Has Fervour for Ndour Doc”



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

“Documentaire over Youssou N’Dour, de islam en Afrika”


De Volkskrant, Amsterdam, November 24th, 2008

“Youssou N’Dour blijft een diplomaat”


One World, The Netherlands, November 25th, 2008

“Youssou N’Dour gooit religie en popmuziek in de blender” September 15th, 2008

“Five Essential Rock Movies from the Toronto Film Fest”


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

“Kosovar Youth Learns to Live with Peace”