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Also Known As: Died: November 9, 2008
Born: March 4, 1932 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: South Africa Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Under African Skies (2012)
On the 25th anniversary of the release of the politically controversial "Graceland" album, Paul Simon returns to South Africa for a reunion concert.
2.
Soul Power (2008)
The three-day music festival Zaire '74 and the emerging musical crossover between Africa and America is documented.
3.
Amandla! A Revolution In Four-Part Harmony (2002) as Herself
Through a chronological history of the South African liberation struggle, this documentary cites examples of the way that music was used in the fight for freedom. Songs united those who were being oppressed and gave those fighting a way to express their plight. The music consoled those incarcerated,
4.
When We Were Kings (1996) as Herself
Follows the 1974 title bout for the heavyweight championship in Zaire, between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali.
5.
Sarafina! (1992) as Angelina
A story of the courage and spirit of the children of South Africa's townships in their resistance to apartheid.
6.
Have You Seen Drum Recently? (1988)
Explores the golden era of the South African magazine "Drum" during the 1950s, before the system of apartheid had been fully implemented.
7.
Voices of Sarafina! (1988)
Documentary on the musical play "Sarafina."
8.
Bongo Man (1981)

Music (feature film)

9.
Soul Power (2008)
The three-day music festival Zaire '74 and the emerging musical crossover between Africa and America is documented.
10.
Deal, The (2008)
A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman, Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. The production abruptly comes to a standstill when the lead actor is kidnapped from the film set. The producer, with
11.
Deal, The (2008)
A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman, Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. The production abruptly comes to a standstill when the lead actor is kidnapped from the film set. The producer, with
12.
Bobby (2006)
A re-telling of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968, and how the lives of those at the hotel that evening intersected.
13.
Bobby (2006)
A re-telling of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968, and how the lives of those at the hotel that evening intersected.
14.
When We Were Kings (1996) as Song Performer ("Am Am Pondo")
Follows the 1974 title bout for the heavyweight championship in Zaire, between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali.
15.
When We Were Kings (1996) as Song
Follows the 1974 title bout for the heavyweight championship in Zaire, between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali.
16.
Karim Na Sala, A (1991) as Music
Two teenagers fall in love in rural Burkina Faso.
17.
Voices of Sarafina! (1988) as Music Adaptation ("Umam' Uyajabula")
Documentary on the musical play "Sarafina."
18.
Soul to Soul (1971) as Composer
19.
Monterey Pop (1969) as Composer
New York City, in the fall of 1966, Alan Pariser had an idea for the greatest concert in the history of rock and roll. As a counter-concert to the annual Monterey Jazz Festival, Pariser, an L.A. scene maker and sometime concert promoter, along with John Philips (leader of the Mamas and the Papas) an

Cast (special)

20.
Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time (1993)
A special looking at the life and career of singer-songwriter Paul Simon.
21.
"Sarafina!" Words of Freedom... Songs of Hope (1988)
A documentary interspersing scenes from the Broadway musical "Sarafina!" with the actual stories of the lives of the cast members, following the 30 young South African performers, now living in New York, through their daily routines. In their own words, these young people tell their stories of life
22.
United We Stand (1988)
A two-hour variety special celebrating the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, taped in front of an audience at the Olympic Stadium.
23.
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebration (1988)
A six-hour rock concert, airing live from Wembley Stadium in London, honoring anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, who has been imprisoned by the South African government for nearly 25 years.
24.
19th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1987)
The Awards Ceremony, taped on December 14, 1986, at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, honors individuals and companies who contribute positively to the images of black people.
25.
Graceland: The African Concert (1987)
Paul Simon is featured in this concert with two dozen black African musicians. The event was taped in February, 1987, at Rufaro Stadium in Zimbabwe. Selections include nearly all of the songs from Paul Simon's Grammy Award-winning album, "Graceland."

Music (special)

26.
Graceland: The African Concert (1987) as Song Performer ("Iyaluma" "Jinkel E Maweni" "Soweto Blues" "Under African Skies" "Hello My Baby" "N'Kosi Sikeleli Africa")
Paul Simon is featured in this concert with two dozen black African musicians. The event was taped in February, 1987, at Rufaro Stadium in Zimbabwe. Selections include nearly all of the songs from Paul Simon's Grammy Award-winning album, "Graceland."

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