Finding Fela

Finding Fela

Directed by Alex Gibney

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney traces the life, music, and social and political importance of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Fela created the musical movement Afrobeat and used it to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government, helping to foster democratic change. His music promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world and remains a rallying cry to oppressed people in their struggle for freedom.

The life, music, and political importance of Fela Kuti, creator of Afrobeat. His music impacted Nigerians politics and inspires activists throughout the world.

Cast: Questlove, Paul McCartney, Femi Kuti, Fela Kuti