‘Finding Fela’ Documentary movie opens in London Cinemas from the 5th of September!

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‘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.

Finding Fela

Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Fela

Top Nigerian Musician D’banj went to see the documentary and accepted its a good one and a must watch for everyone and not only those who appreciates Afrobeat.

Finding Fela will be showing in BFI South Bank and Cambridge on the 4th of September before hitting the general public at specific cinemas around London for one week, from the 5th to the 11th of September.

Finding Fela

Thursday 04 September

London – BFI Southbank  Also, Q&A with Fela’s manager and long-time collaborator, Rikki Stein

Cambridge – Cambridge Arts Picturehouse – Cambridge Film Festival


Friday 05 September

London – Curzon Soho

London – Curzon Victoria

London – Hackney Picturehouse

London – Odeon Covent Garden

London – Odeon Greenwich

London – Odeon Lee Valley

London – Odeon Streatham

London – Ritzy Cinema

London – Stratford Picture House

Aberdeen – Belmont Filmhouse

Birmingham – Odeon Birmingham Broadway Plaza

Birmingham, West Midlands – Midlands Art Centre

Bristol – Watershed

Cardiff – Chapter

Edinburgh – Filmhouse

Glasgow – Glasgow Film Theatre

Liverpool – Picturehouse At Fact

Manchester – Cornerhouse

Manchester – Odeon Manchester

Nottingham – Broadway Cinema

There will be a repitation everyday on this specific Cinemas until the 11th of September.

For more information, visit: www.findingfela.co.uk 

 

Written by: Noellin Imoh

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