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Finding Fela

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Release Date: August 01, 2014Running Time: 119 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Biopic, Documentary, Music

Fela Anikulapo Kuti
Alex Gibney
Alex Gibney
Jack Gulick

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The film tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world.