UK Screenings [go to international screenings]

This film was released in the UK in September 2014. Any occasional screenings will still be posted here, but your best bet at this point is one of the following:

Saturday 17 October

London – British Library

Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd – cell b – Popup Cinema Screening

International Screenings [go to UK screenings]


Sundance Film Festival 2014 - WORLD PREMIERE

Sydney Film Festival 2014 - AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014

San Sebastian Film Festival 2014

Trinidad and Tobago FF/Emanciation support

Way Out West Film Festival

Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (JIMFF)

Athens International Film Festival

Bergen International Film Festival 

Rio Film Festival

In-Edit Barcelona 

In-Edit Madrid, Bilbao, Pamplova

Ludwig Film Forum/Braunshweig FF

Festival Dei Popoli (ITALIAN PREMIERE)

In-Edit de Santiago de Chile




In-Edit Bogota 

Millenuim Int. Doc FF


Other Dogwoof Releases

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Finding Fela


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  • "Film of the Week" – Sight and Sound Magazine
  • "A powerful film" 4The Times
  • "As hard hitting and truthful as the man and his music" 4Songlines
  • "A fascinating microcosm of post-colonialism" 4The Guardian
  • "Film Pick" 4Sunday Times Culture
  • "A reliably superb look at an expert musician and an ambitious political figure" 4Hey u Guys
  • "Riveting, with an extraordinary wealth of archive and newsreel" 4 – MOJO
  • 4Cine Vue
  • "An immense story, told well through Kuti’s own story. Definitely see it." 3.5NME