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    Finding Fela

    Avastades Felat |

    Director: Alex Gibney

    Country: USA

    Year: 2014

    Length: 119'

    Language: In English

    Introduction by Aimar Ventsel.

    Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, and his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, and used that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government in the 1970s/1980s. His influence helped move Nigeria towards democracy and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world. The power and potency of Fela’s message is completely current today and is expressed in the political movements of oppressed people, embracing Fela’s music and message in their struggle for freedom.

    Thanks: U.S. Embassy in Tallinn