The gripping story of Fela Kuti's life and music
This captivating documentary features recently rediscovered archival footage of the legendary Fela Kuti in performance and private moments, as well as interviews with family and collaborators. A glimpse of the audacious and dangerous life of a contradictory African iconoclast.
Finding Fela. Cert 15. Dir. Alex Gibney. 120 minutes
The screening will be followed by live conversation with Fela’s manager Rikki Stein, and two of the incredible musicians who performed in Fela’s bands, drummer Tony Allen and keyboardist Dele Sosimi, together with artist Lemi Ghariokwu and million-selling performer 2Face Idibia.
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