New Video: Bokanté Travel Across The World In ‘All The Way Home’

Bokanté released the video for ‘All The Way Home’, the first track from their forthcoming album What Heat. Filmed across three locations —New York City, Istanbul and Catalunya— it features band members Michael League, Malika Tirolen and contemporary dancers based in Turkey and the USA.

Michael League, who directed the video with Rhyan LaMarr, talked about the concept behind it, saying:

This video is set in three different continents —North America, Europe, and Asia— and was filmed in three nations encountering very turbulent political changes. The idea is not to represent the struggles of these countries specifically, but to show the ability of the individual to create change in society. In this case, a deposed dictator sits in shame as a citizen tells him the story of his own fall from power. Through friends of mine who are members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York and the great Kardeş Türküler in Istanbul, we tried to convey this message through dance.

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