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Finding Fela

Author: Alex GibneyJack GulickFelaFemi KutiPaul McCartneyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Fela Films, New York, N.Y. : Kino Lorber, Inc. [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The film tells the remarkable story of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's life, his music, and his social and political importance.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biographical films
Filmed performances
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Fela; Fela; Fela; Fela
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Gibney; Jack Gulick; Fela; Femi Kuti; Paul McCartney; Jigsaw Productions,; Knitting Factory Entertainment (Firm),; Kino Lorber, Inc.; Fela Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 900226744
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Special features: Fifteen extended interviews; Femi Kuti sax solo at the new Africa shrine; Podcast interview with director Alex Gibney; Stills gallery; Trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Maryse Alberti ; co-producer, Alison Ellwood ; editor, Lindy Jankura ; executive producers, Ruth & Stephen Hendel ; music composed by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Performer(s): Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Paul McCartney, Questlove, Yeni Kuti, .
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray; region A; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 1920x1080p high definition; 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player.
Responsibility: Jigsaw Productions presents in association with Knitting Factory Entertainment, Okayplayer and Okayafrica presents ; produced by Jack Gulick, Alex Gibney ; directed by Alex Gibney.

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The film tells the remarkable story of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's life, his music, and his social and political importance.

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