Fela Kuti : Music Is the Weapon

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Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon


Fela Kuti : Music Is the Weapon

Release Date: January 01, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Music, Documentary
Production Companies    :   Ministère de la culture, France 2, K.I.C.S.
Director    :   Jean-Jacques Flori, Stéphane Tchalgadjieff
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RunTime    :   54 mins.

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.

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