Finding Fela!

The "Fela" of the title is Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-97), Nigerian Afrobeat musician, composer, provocateur, and cultural icon; Finding Fela! is maverick documentarian Alex Gibney's two-hour biography of the controversial figure. Gibney proceeds more or less chronologically through Kuti's life, though he also uses the Bill T. Jones Broadway musical Fela!...read more

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02:00 — 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 (more…)
Finding Fela - Official Trailer
02:00 — "Finding Fela" tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrob (more…)
Finding Fela - Official Trailer
01:25 — Pelle wants a change from his change of scenery. Another day, another place, another postcard, another girl.... But is Veronica really just another gi (more…)
Finding Fela
Acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney s Finding Fela is a sweeping portrait of the artist as guerilla warrior. Set to the insistent groove of Nigerian s (more…)

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  • Released: 2014
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The "Fela" of the title is Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-97), Nigerian Afrobeat musician, composer, provocateur, and cultural icon; Finding Fela! is maverick documentarian Alex Gibney's two-hour biography of the controversial figure. Gibney proceeds more or le… (more)

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