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Finding Fela / Jigsaw Productions presents in association with Knitting Factory Entertainment, Okayplayer and Okayafrica presents ; produced by Jack Gulick, Alex Gibney ; directed by Alex Gibney.

Gibney, Alex (Film director, Film producer). Gulick, Jack (Film producer). Fela, 1938-1997 (Performer, Composer). Kuti, Femi (Performer). Kuti, Yeni (Performer). Kuti, Seun (Added Author). McCartney, Paul. (Performer). McCartney, Paul. Interviews (Added Author). Fela, 1938-1997 Container of (expression): Songs. Selections. (Added Author). Alberti, Maryse (Cinematographer). Jankura, Lindy (Film editor). Hendel, Ruth (Producer). Hendel, Stephen (Producer). Gibney, Alex (Film director). Jones, Bill, 1954- (Performer). Lewis, Jim (Writer) (Performer). Allen, Tony, 1942- (Added Author). Sosimi, Dele (Added Author). Antibalas' Afrobeat Orchestra (Performer). Jigsaw Productions (Presenter). Knitting Factory Entertainment (Firm) (Presenter). Kino Lorber, Inc. (Production company). OkayAfrica (Presenter). Okayplayer.com. (Presenter).

Available copies

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

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 6259 37684001087398 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Fela Films, [2015]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Kino Lorber, Inc.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Special features: Fifteen extended interviews; Femi Kuti sax solo at the new Africa shrine; Podcast interview with director Alex Gibney; Stills gallery; Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Maryse Alberti ; co-producer, Alison Ellwood ; editor, Lindy Jankura ; executive producers, Ruth & Stephen Hendel ; music composed by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Include Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Paul McCartney, Questlove, Yeni Kuti, Antibalas.
Summary, etc.:
The film tells the remarkable story of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's life, his music, and his social and political importance.
System Details Note:
DVD video; region 1; aspect ratio 1.77:1.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc.
Subject: Fela, 1938-1997
Musicians > Nigeria > Biography.
Musicians Africa > Biography. > Africa
Fela, 1938-1997 > Influence.
Fela, 1938-1997 > Political activity.
Protest songs > Nigeria.
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Filmed performances.

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