African FILM FESTIVAL New zealand

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

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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