Nigeria

FINDING FELA poster

Music and Film Festival: FINDING FELA

| 2013 | 119 Mins | |
Alex Gibney

BUY TICKETS

No individual better embodies African music of the 1970s and ’80s—and its pivotal role in postcolonial political activism—than Fela Kuti. After quickly taking his native Nigeria by storm, the pioneering musician’s confrontational Afrobeat sound soon spread throughout the continent and beyond, even as it made determined enemies of the repressive Nigerian military regime….

1648

FINDING FELA

, | 2013 | 119 minutes | |
Alex Gibney

BUY TICKETS

No individual better embodies African music of the 1970s and ’80s—and its pivotal role in postcolonial political activism—than Fela Kuti. After quickly taking his native Nigeria by storm, the pioneering musician’s confrontational Afrobeat sound soon spread throughout the continent and beyond, even as it made determined enemies of the repressive Nigerian military regime….