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Benda bilili! [videorecording] : [look beyond appearances] / [produced by] National Geographic Entertainment, Screenrunner, La Belle Kinoise, Studio 37 ; a film by Renaud Barret & Florent de la Tulaye.

Barret, Renaud. (Added Author). La Tullaye, Florent de. (Added Author). National Geographic Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Vivendi Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Screenrunner (Firm) (Added Author). Belle Kinoise (Firm) (Added Author). Studio 37 (Firm) (Added Author). Staff Benda Bilili (Musical group) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library Annex DVD (Box 16) 37684001082571 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426296932 :
  • ISBN: 1426296932 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic Entertainment : c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from label.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Jean-Christophe Hym ; music, Staff Benda Bilili.
Participant or Performer Note:
Staff Benda Bilili.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast in 2010.
Summary, etc.:
Some drug material.
Follow an unlikely group of musicians in Kinshasa, capital of the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, from the streets to the world's stages. The band, Staff Benda Bilili, is a group of street musicians composed of four paraplegics and three able-bodied men. The core of the group is four singer/guitarists who use customized tricycles to get around. French film directors Florent de la Tullaye and Renaud Barret document the band's struggles to survive through music in the volatile city.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby 5.1.
Language Note:
French dialogue; English subtitles (closed captioned).
Subject: Staff Benda Bilili (Musical group)
Popular music > Congo (Democratic Republic) > Kinshasa.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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