Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Reviewed by: Peter Rainer
    May 12, 2012
    91
    The result is doubly satisfying: We get not only a trenchant political drama but a bang-up concert film as well.
  2. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    May 10, 2012
    90
    The film skillfully interweaves several strands to tell a true story with a happy ending.
  3. Reviewed by: Peter Travers
    May 10, 2012
    88
    Powered by Simon's brilliance, Under African Skies is a cultural lightning bolt that soars on its music and an unshakable belief in the transcendence of art.

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