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Finding Fela - Trailer

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the Nigerian government.

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world. The power and potency of Fela's message is completely current today and is expressed in the political movements of oppressed people, embracing Fela's music and message in their struggle for freedom.

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18-08-2014

Synopsis

Documentary about the Nigerian singer Fela Kuti. The documentary features archive footage and interviews with friends, family and colleagues, delving deep into the musician's controversial social and political importance as well as exploring the story behind his pioneering musical style.

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