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In this deeply personal documentary about music, mysticism, and family history, filmmaker Augusta Palmer goes in search of the father who abandoned her when she was an infant. Robert Palmer (1945-1997) was one of America's preeminent music writers: he was the author of "Deep Blues," a pioneering writer for Rolling Stone, and the first full-time rock critic for The New York Times. Augusta's journey takes her from Mississippi to Morocco, where she meets her father's favorite band: the Master Musicians of Jajouka, a 1000-year-old Sufi brotherhood who initiated her father into their ranks in 1973. Through animation, archival, and contemporary images, the filmmaker examines her father's search for ecstasy and enlightenment.