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‘Finding Fela’ Documentary Set To Screen In Cinemas Nationwide, Watch The Trailer!

Nigeria now gets the opportunity to see “Finding Fela”; a documentary on the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

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The documentary explores his life, music, and political importance. This will soon be released for viewing to the general public and distributed by Silverbird Film Distribution W.A.

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The documentary is directed by Alex Gibney and produced by Jack Gulick & Gibney. The Executive producers were Ruth & Stephen Hendel.  The documentary features a myriad of interviews from all over the world by people touched by the genius of the man; his children Femi Kuti, Yeni Kuti & Seun Kuti, his album designer Lemi Ghariokwu, band member Tony Allen, Sandra Izsadore, Bill T. Jones, Paul McCartney, Ahmir QuestloveThompson and many others.

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It will be screened nationwide in cinemas in Nigeria as from 17th October 2014 but before then a premiere will be held at the New Afrika Shrine on the 12th of October which is the start of the Felabration week (From 12th  – 19th October 2014).

Watch the trailer!

Watch Fela’s son,Femi Kuti andStephen Hendel discuss the new documentary ‘Finding Fela’.

 

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