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Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon (1982)

01/01/1982 (FR) MusicDocumentary 54m
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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.

  1. Jean-Jacques Flori

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  2. Stéphane Tchalgadjieff

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Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon

Original Title Musique au poing

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Original Language French

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