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Viva Riva!
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directed by Djo Munga, 1972-; produced by Djo Munga, 1972-, Formosa Productions and Beta Cinema (Chicago, IL: Music Box Films, 2011), 1 hour 39 mins
Riva is a small time operator who has just returned to his hometown of Kinshasa, Congo after a decade away with a major score: a fortune in hijacked gasoline. Wads of cash in hand and out for a good time, Riva is soon entranced by beautiful night club denizen Nora, the kept woman of a local gangster. Into the mix...
directed by Djo Munga, 1972-; produced by Djo Munga, 1972-, Formosa Productions and Beta Cinema (Chicago, IL: Music Box Films, 2011), 1 hour 39 mins
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Soul Power
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directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, fl. 1996; produced by Leon Gast, 1936-, David Sonenberg, fl. 1974-2008 and Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, fl. 1996, Antidote Films (United States); performed by Miriam Makeba, 1932-2008, James Brown, 1933-2006, Celia Cruz, 1925-2003, Manu Dibango and B. B. King, 1925-2015 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2008), 1 hour 33 mins,
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You hold in your hands a backstage pass to one of the most extraordinary concert events ever filmed. Featuring musical legends James Brown, B.B. King, Bill Withers, Celia Cruz, and a host of others, SOUL POWER documents the three-night Zaire '74 music festival planned to coincide with the now-legendary and epic "R...
directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, fl. 1996; produced by Leon Gast, 1936-, David Sonenberg, fl. 1974-2008 and Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, fl. 1996, Antidote Films (United States); performed by Miriam Makeba, 1932-2008, James Brown, 1933-2006, Celia Cruz, 1925-2003, Manu Dibango and B. B. King, 1925-2015 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2008), 1 hour 33 mins,
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La Vie Est Belle
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directed by Benoît Lamy, 1945-2008 and Mwezé Ngangura, 1950-; produced by Benoît Lamy, 1945-2008, Véra Belmont, 1938- and Mwezé Ngangura, 1950-, Stéphan Films, Sol'oeil Films and Lamy Film (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1987), 1 hour 23 mins
La Vie est Belle takes us inside the vibrant music scene of Kinshasa, the Congo's exhilarating and exasperating capital whose back alleys and clubs pulsate to the beat of some of the most influential music in the world. The film, starring Soukous music legend Papa Wemba, tells the "rags to riches" story of a poor...
directed by Benoît Lamy, 1945-2008 and Mwezé Ngangura, 1950-; produced by Benoît Lamy, 1945-2008, Véra Belmont, 1938- and Mwezé Ngangura, 1950-, Stéphan Films, Sol'oeil Films and Lamy Film (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1987), 1 hour 23 mins
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