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43 Ratings

Genghis Blues

Directed by Roko Belic
United States, 1999
Documentary, Musical


The extraordinary odyssey of a U.S. musician of Cape Verdean ancestry to Tannu Tuva, in central Asia, where nomadic people throat sing more than one note simultaneously, using vocal harmonics.

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Genghis Blues Directed by Roko Belic

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: Documentary (Audience Award)

San Francisco International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Bay Area Film & Video - Documentary

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