Didn’t win tickets to the exclusive screening of Finding Fela? Don’t worry as the documentary by Academy award winning Alex Gibney comes to cinemas across the UK from Sep 5th. Click here to find a screening near you.
A hypnotic portrait of visionary Nigerian musician and social activist, Fela Kuti, the documentary also tells the story of the hit Broadway musical Fela! Sparked by the musical’s arrival to Lagos in 2011, the documentary captures the triumphant reception of the show at the Kuti family’s New Afrika shrine.
‘Finding Fela’, which made the Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, will be in cinemas in the UK from 5 September. The official soundtrack album is out now via Knitting Factory Records. Check out the trailer below.