As Old as My Tongue: The Myth and Life of Bi Kidude (Tanzania, UK)

Directed by Andy Jones

2006, 52 min.

In Kiswahili with English subtitles

As Old as My Tongue offers an intimate portrait of Bi Kidude, a living legend on her home island of Zanzibar and, in her 90s, probably the oldest singer on the world stage today. Bi Kidude's life challenges perceptions of age in society and of the role of women in Islam



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