African FILM FESTIVAL New zealand

AUCKLAND 2-12 APRIL 2020 | WELLINGTON 6-10 MAY 2020

Afrobeats (1&2)

GENRE: Music Documentary
LENGTH: 72 minutes
LOCATIONS: Nigeria
DIRECTOR: Hugo Claveau
LANGUAGES: Swahili/English
RATING: M

Synopsis

Afrobeat is a multifaceted style of music with an eclectic range of musical influences from High Life to Fuji to Jazz and Funk. The legend FelaKuti played an integral role in the development of Afrobeats as his timeless recordings continues to transcend across borders and generations. Today, the modern term Afrobeats, is a sound that has been adopted around the world andgained a ubiquitous presence on the Radio, TV, Social Media and on the dance floors of most night clubs around the world.

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