On May 27, Ted Braun’s documentary, Darfur Now, will drop on DVD via Warner Independent Pictures. The film follows the first-hand experiences of Don Cheadle, Hejewa Adam, Pablo Recalde, Ahmed Mahmoud Abaker, Louis Moreno-Ocampo, and Adam Sterling as they explore the ongoing humanitarian conflict in Darfur and attempt to raise awareness about the region’s struggles.

Prior to the film’s release, a slew of artists will gather together and tour the country for a series of screenings and concerts to be held a various colleges and universities. Confirmed performers thus far include Cool Kids, Goapele, Zion I, Janelle Monae, Anthony David, Wale, Asheru, and DJ Drama. Artists will perform at each school, following a screening of Darfur Now. Check out trailers, clips, and more information here.

04/12 Boulder, CO: University of Colorado at Boulder
04/13 Boston, MA: Northeastern University
04/24 Berkeley, CA: University of California, Berkeley
04/25 Atlanta, GA: Emory University
04/27 St. Paul, MN: William Mitchell College of Law
04/28 Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota School of Law
04/28 Washington, DC: Georgetown University*
05/21 Chicago, IL: University of Chicago
05/29 Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Los Angeles

*w/ Wale, Asheru, DJ Yzo, Mastamind DJ