A musical road movie, Return to Gorée follows Senegalese singer
Youssou N'Dour's historical journey tracing the trail left
by slaves and the jazz music they created. Youssou N'Dour's
challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire of
his own songs to perform a concert in Gorée, the
island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands
to honor its victims.
From Atlanta to New Orleans, from New York
to Bordeaux and Luxembourg, the songs are transformed, immersed
in jazz and gospel. Transcending cultural divisions and
rehearsing with of some of the world's most exceptional
musicians, Youssou N'Dour is preparing to return to Africa
for the final concert...