Drama, Musical, Other
Running Time: 164 min.
Release Date: January 13, 2011 (limited)
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His story inspired a nation. His music inspires the world. The Tony-Award winning musical FELA! tells the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, whose soulful Afrobeat rhythms ignited a generation. Motivated by his mother, a civil rights champion, he defied a corrupt and oppressive military government and devoted his life and music to the struggle for freedom and human dignity. FELA! is a triumphant tale of courage, passion and love.
Bill T. Jones
Studio: National Theatre, London
Screenplay: Jim Lewis, Bill T. Jones