The Fela revival–lawsuits and all–in New York City rolls on. This time it’s a new documentary about a mid-1980s visit Kuti–then in his prime–made to New York City. “Fela–NYC: Fresh from Africa” is a 97-minute film directed by Jaheed Ashley “… filled with rare footage of Fela that remained unseen for two decades.” I just got a notice about a screening on December 4, 2o1o at Riverside in Harlem by the African Diaspora Film Festival.
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When Fela Kuti came to New York City
November 20, 2010