Director: Joe Berlinger
USA, South Africa; English with Turkish subtitles, 108', 2012, color

In Paul Simon's legendary album Graceland, you can easily feel the interactions from Simon's elapse time in South Africa and the discoveries he did there. Under African Skies, which documents Simon's comeback to South Africa to celebrate Graceland's 25th anniversary, is not only about the Paul Simon gig in the country. It also includes some worthy footage from old archives as well as the political backdrop in South Africa from the time the album was recorded.

No Distance Left to Run

No Distance Left to Run

Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story

Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story

Under African Skies

Under African Skies

Kill Your Idols

Kill Your Idols

1991: The Year Punk Broke

1991: The Year Punk Broke

RIP!: A Remix Manifesto

RIP!: A Remix Manifesto

Haack…The King of Techno

Haack…The King of Techno

Until the Light Takes Us

Until the Light Takes Us

The Source Family

The Source Family

Marley

Marley

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

The man is depicted in three-quarters view, turning straight to the viewers with a penetrating glance. The background is grey, while the clothes, the hair, and cap are black. 

Postcard Nudes

Postcard Nudes

The various states of viewing nudity entered the Ottoman world on postcards before paintings. These postcards appeared in the 1890s, and became widespread in the 1910s, following the proclamation of the Second Constitutional Monarchy, traveling from hand to hand, city to city. 

From the Age of Reason to the “Tortoise Trainer”

From the Age of Reason to the “Tortoise Trainer”

A Salon exhibition held in the Grand Palais in Paris on May 1, 1906 showcased an Ottoman painting. This was Osman Hamdi Bey’s famous “Tortoise Trainer”.