African FILM FESTIVAL New Zealand

Online Festival for entire Australasia 10 December 2021 to 7 January 2022

Papa Webma

GENRE: Documentary
LENGTH: 90 minutes
LOCATIONS: Congo DR
DIRECTOR: Elvis Adidiema
LANGUAGES: French, English
RATING:

Synopsis

Nicknamed the father of Congolese rumba, Papa Wemba, the heir to Elvis, Fela and Tabu Ley, became a legend despite himself. This vibrant documentary traces the historyof an iconic, trailblazing and intergenerational artist.

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