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"Music is the weapon" = Musique au poing [videorecording] / Fela Kuti ; directed by St├ęphane Tchal-Gadjieff and Jean Jacques Flori.

Available copies

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

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 1527 37684000999803 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : FKO Music, c1982 ;

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The french and english versions of this documentary are different. Some scenes are exclusive to each of the two versions."
Summary, etc.:
Musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti recorded more than 60 albums to promote the magic of Afrobeat but never lost his political voice as an outspoken critic against widespread government corruption in Nigeria. This documentary examines the role that Fela, dubbed "Black President," played in shedding light on atrocities in his homeland and in promoting the ascent of African music worldwide.
System Details Note:
DVD ; PCM Stereo.
Subject: Fela, 1938-1997
Popular music > Nigeria > 1981-1990.
Nigeria > Politics and government > 1979-1983

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